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Larva of dragonfly?

Larva of dragonfly?
Photo Information
Copyright: Cedric Barraud (cbarraud) (45)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09-20
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.5
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-23 10:50
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Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Dive in the Verzasca river.
About 3cm length and a depth of 8m!
I think it's a larva of dragonfly!?! To be verified!
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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2008-09-23 11:54]

Hello Cedric,
This is a Stone-fly nymph (Plecoptera),
Regards, Ivan

Hello Cedric,
Ivan is right, this is a larva of some Plecoptera species, probably some Perlidae member :)
Very original and unique picture, there are almost none Plecoptera in TN gallery, especially larvae!

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