Aquatic Insects

The following is a list of aquatic insects documented in McFarlane Lake:

  • Alderflies

  • Amphipods

  • Beetles (Crawling water, predaceous diving)

  • Biddies

  • Caddisflies (micro, trumpetnet, tubemaking)

  • Case makers (giant, hood, longhorned, northern)

  • Clubtails

  • Damselflies (narrowwinged, spread-winged)

  • Deer flies

  • Horse flies

  • Leeches

  • Maggots (rat tailed)

  • Mayflies (flathead)

  • Midges

  • Midges (Biting)

  • Moths

  • Skimmers (common, greeneyed)

  • Snails (left opening, lymnaeid, physid, planorbid, right opening, sunken)

  • Squaregills (small)

  • Water mites

For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.