Conservation

Eight species of riverfy qualify for conservation status on the Biodiversity Action Plan Species list. Inclusion on the list means that there is government committment to support conservation measures for these species.

Ephemeroptera

Baetis niger, the 'Southern Iron Blue' and Potamanthus luteus, the 'Yellow Mayfly'

Plecoptera

Brachyptera putata, 'Northern February Red' and Isogenus nubecula 'Rare medium stonefly'

Trichoptera

Glossosoma intermedium, the 'Small Grey Sedge'. Hagenella clathrata or 'Window Winged Sedge'. Hydropsyche bulgaromanorum, the 'Grey Flag', and Ironoquia dubia, the 'Scarce Brown Sedge'