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mayfly - Hexagenia

mayfly - Hexagenia
Ripton, Addison County, Vermont, USA
July 13, 2006

No Litobrancha
Looking at the species description of Litobrancha recurvata (as Hexagenia) in Burks (1953), my identification was not correct. This specimen is from the genus Hexagenia.

Ephemeridae. With the dark front legs, I am guessing Litobrancha recurvata. Unfortunately, being from the Midwest, I am not very familiar with that species -- I've only seen one specimen of it.

Thanks, I've moved it to the family page for now. If someone else agrees with the species, I'll move it again.

Thanks, I've moved it to the family page for now, until someone confirms the ID.

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