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Yellow winged insect ID request - Hexagenia

Yellow winged insect ID request - Hexagenia
Cheyney, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 13, 2024
Apologies for the horrid photo but I saw this insect being caught repeatedly by several Eastern Phoebes as they were flying over the Chester Creek. Haven't been able to identify.

Moved
Moved from Mayflies.

Hexagenia
Hi blackhound-

I suspect this to be an early emerging Hexagenia female subimago, largely based on the underside of the its yellow forewings' prominent brown crossveins.

 
Thanks very much! Appreciate
Thanks very much! Appreciate the ID.

 
You are certainly welcome
.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Looks to be a mayfly of some kind. I don't know how much of an ID will be possible from this shot, but let's see what Roger has to say.

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