Photo of an adult stonefly by Cary Kerst, an Oregon resident after whom the species was named. Photo Credit: Cary Kerst


  • Species Common Name A Stonefly (no common name)
  • Species Scientific Name Capnia kersti


Special needs

These stoneflies are associated with seasonally-dry, low-elevation stream beds. This species is currently known only to an approximately 0.25-mile stretch of a single stream on the West Fork of Willow Creek (near Eugene, OR).

Limiting factors

This species has a severely restricted distribution.

Conservation actions

Protect existing habitat. Identify any additional occupied sites.