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Spotting

Description:

About 10-12 mm long.

Habitat:

Found next to big wheeling creek (Wheeling WV)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Mayfly
Ephemeroptera Mayfly


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1 Comment

JakeFrancis
JakeFrancis 9 years ago

Thanks Jolly, Definitely some sort of ephemeropteran, it was not hatching in extremely large numbers that night (only saw between 30-40) but saw many hundred 2 nights earlier! If you can suggest a good key to adult mayflies I would love to learn to identify these with more precision.

JakeFrancis
Spotted by
JakeFrancis

West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 1, 2012
Submitted on Aug 6, 2012

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