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Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification Key

Mrs. Smith & Mrs. Burns - 4th Grade 10/4/2010


Mill Creek – Webster Park

Sensitive to Pollution
Notes: We also caught a fish
that was about 3” long.

Stonefly – 13+ Mayfly - 4

Somewhat Sensitive to Pollution

Damselfly - 1
Riffle Beetle Larvae &
Adult - 10
Caddisfly- 5 Crayfish - 15

Cranefly
Scud - 50
Dragonfly - 7 (swims on side)

Tolerant of Pollution

Blackfly - 1 Midge - 16
Pouch Snail - 5
(red) Isopods - 30
(left opening)
Aquatic Worms (walks on bottom)
– 25+
Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification Key
Miss Ballou & Mrs. Coene – Grade 4 10/6/2010
Mill Creek, Webster Park

Sensitive to Pollution

Stonefly – 3` Mayfly

Somewhat Sensitive to Pollution

Damselfly - 1
Riffle Beetle Larvae &
Adult - 27
Caddisfly - 21 Crayfish - 4

Cranefly - 11
Scud - 46
Dragonfly - 2 (swims on side)

Tolerant of Pollution

Blackfly - 3 Midge – 9
Pouch Snail
(red) Isopods - 62
(left opening)
Aquatic Worms – 47 (walks on bottom)
+
Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification Key
4th Grade – Mill Creek, Webster Park
March 21, 2011

Fish Eggs - 8
Sensitive to Pollution

Stonefly - 11 Mayfly - 7

Somewhat Sensitive to Pollution

Damselfly - 1
Riffle Beetle Larvae &
Adult - 3
Caddisfly - 15 Crayfish - 1

Cranefly - 10
Scud - 27
Dragonfly - 4 (swims on side)

Tolerant of Pollution

Blackfly - 5 Midge - 7
Pouch Snail
(red) Isopods - 59
(left opening)
Aquatic (walks on bottom)
Worms - 31