Plecoptera

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Noun1.Plecoptera - stoneflies
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
plecopteran, stone fly, stonefly - primitive winged insect with a flattened body; used as bait by fishermen; aquatic gilled larvae are carnivorous and live beneath stones
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He pointed out, however, that plecopterans and other insects, such as palaeodictyopterans, cannot be ruled out due to the lack of terminal filament imprints.
Plecopterans develop only in cold, clear springs and are sensitive to low oxygen concentration and organic pollution [17].