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Photo#184906
Mayfly 2 - Leptophlebia - female

Mayfly 2 - Leptophlebia - Female
University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA
May 6, 2008
Size: body length 1.5 cm.
Body size is rough.

Moved
Moved from Mayflies.

Black Quill Spinner
This is a female Leptophlebia imago that has lost the thinner, shorter middle tail.

 
Ah, good.
Thanks!

I always, always try to take photos of every mayfly I encounter (or of a few good specimens if there are a bunch of them in one area.)
So this is in fact the 2nd mayfly I've ever encountered since getting my little digital camera.
I have them all listed by number to help keep them in order. :D

So knowing what this is gives more importance to these photos. :)

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