Damselfly Naiad

Subject: What’s the name of this bug?
Location: Southern Indiana
May 4, 2013 10:18 am
I just found this bug in the creek in by back yard. I would greatly appreciate it if u could identify it for me.
Signature: Haley

Damselfly Naiad
Damselfly Naiad

Hi Haley,
This is the aquatic nymph or naiad of a Damselfly, an insect that is in the same order as Dragonflies.  Damselfly Naiads can be recognized by their three lobed gills at the end of the abdomen.

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