Stonefly

Photo of an adult stonefly by Cary Kerst, an Oregon resident after whom the species was named.
Photo of an adult stonefly by Cary Kerst, an Oregon resident after whom the species was named. Photo Credit: Cary Kerst

Overview

  • Species Common Name A Stonefly (no common name)
  • Species Scientific Name Capnia kersti

Ecoregions

Special needs

These stoneflies are associated with seasonally-dry, low-elevation stream beds. This species is currently known only to an approximately 0.25-mile stretch of a single stream on the West Fork of Willow Creek (near Eugene, OR).

Limiting factors

This species has a severely restricted distribution.

Conservation actions

Protect existing habitat. Identify any additional occupied sites.