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Species Nixe inconspicua

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Pisciforma
Superfamily Heptagenioidea
Family Heptageniidae (Flatheaded Mayflies)
Genus Nixe
Species inconspicua (Nixe inconspicua)
Explanation of Names
Nixe inconspicua (McDunnough 1924)
Canada & e. US(1) map(2)

Found in small streams in Illinois(3)

In Wisconsin -- The Chippewa River sites in Dunn County are along the seventh-order segments(3)
Works Cited
1.Mayfly Central
2.Rohrbeck R. (2004-2014) Flyfishing entomology
3.Mayfly Larvae of Wisconsin
Tom H. Klubertanz. 2016. Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.