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Unknown Bug in water - Baetisca

Unknown Bug in water - Baetisca
Iowa, USA
April 5, 2022
Size: ~1"
I assume immature something, but not even sure where to start figuring out what it is. Hard shell that covers half of body top, two spines on either side, 6 legs on front half, long tail, looks like it splits but unsure. Was preserved in Ethanol so might have lost color

Moved from Armored Mayflies.

Moved from Mayflies.

Hi CamWitt-

I believe this mayfly nymph to be of genus Baetisca.

Moved to Ephemeroptera for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Roger, our mayfly expert, will take the ID further.

Welcome to BugGuide!

Update: mayfly :)
Update: mayfly :)

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