Kōrero: Insects – overview



Many stonefly species spend much of their life as larvae in freshwater streams. When fully grown they develop into winged adults and take flight in order to mate. Some species in the south of New Zealand have very small wings and are flightless. These live in tussocklands and under mountain stones.

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Photograph by George Gibbs

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Wingless and flightless insects', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10068/stonefly (accessed 16 July 2024)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007