Stonefly (Plecoptera)

7147.    Appeared early May. Because of the super wasp scare, became interested. Have never seen another similar. North Vancouver, BC. Canada

Number 7147. This is not a wasp, but a harmless stonefly (order Plecoptera). From its size, it likely is in the family Pteronarcyidae (giant stoneflies). Their larvae are aquatic, and form an important component of the freshwater food web. Stonefly detailed information