Alloperla aracoma Harper & Kirchner

Tarter, Donald C., Chaffee, Dwight L., Grubbs, Scott A. & DeWalt, R. Edward, 2015, New State Records Of Kentucky (Usa) Stoneflies (Plecoptera), Illiesia 11 (13), pp. 167-174: 170

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Alloperla aracoma Harper & Kirchner


Alloperla aracoma Harper & Kirchner  

Distribution. USA: MD ( Grubbs 1997), PA, WV ( DeWalt et al. 2015)

Material examined. Breathitt Co., Bookers Fork , Robinson Forest , 37.4802, -83.1403, 10 May 2010, S.A. Grubbs, 2♂ ( WKUC); GoogleMaps   Harlan Co. , Watts Creek , Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve, 7 June 2007, M. Floyd, 1♂, 3♀ ( DCTC) GoogleMaps   .

Comments. The presence of A. aracoma   in eastern Kentucky was expected. This uncommon species is now known from the northern portion of the Cumberland Plateau of eastern Kentucky northeastward to western Maryland and southwestern Pennsylvania.