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Nymph ID help

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Found this guy in a small Lehigh Valley stream that I think has some spring influence. In the Hatches II book, I think I can match it to the Maccaffertium rubrum ( stenonema in the book). Can anyone confirm this and tell me anything about these guys? Thanks.

Erik

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yes he is missing a few legs....

Posted on: 2012/1/26 11:12
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Well, there is no maccaffertium rubrum species. What was previously stenenoma rubrum is now classified as part of maccafertium modestum.

I suck at ID'ing nymphs, but looks like a reasonable guess.

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I agree with pcray (cream cahill) they are know in the lehigh valley.

Posted on: 2012/1/26 12:26
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Re: Nymph ID help

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Thanks guys. I knew that they had revised the stenonema to maccerffertium, but i didn't realize rubrum had become modestum. I'll research that avenue further. Thanks again.

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Looks like a light tan hares ear to me!

Posted on: 2012/1/26 17:47
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my best guess would be Maccaffertium vicarium

Posted on: 2012/1/28 22:29
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My guess would be Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson). I wouldn't expect to see a lot of these in the Lehigh Valley but you never know. What suggests a subvaria in my view is the faint colored band in the back half of the abdomen.

But it really beats me.

Posted on: 2012/1/28 23:08






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