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Some sort of Hex?

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My mayfly id skills aren't where they should be, but is this some sort of hex? I have about a million of them on my porch right now.

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Posted on: 2016/8/18 11:43


Re: Some sort of Hex?

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How big is the bug and what waterway do you live near?


Posted on: 2016/8/18 12:56


Re: Some sort of Hex?

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sz 4 maybe 6 and on a tributary of the juniata about a mile above the mouth.

Posted on: 2016/8/18 13:07


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Probably a Hex.

If you Google "Hexagenia spinner Troutnut" a bunch of photos come up from Troutnutcom's website.


Posted on: 2016/8/18 13:35


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Looks like one of the hex species to me

Posted on: 2016/8/18 17:30


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Male hex spinner is my guess. Females are bigger and lighter if I'm not mistaken.

Posted on: 2016/8/19 11:31
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Image doesn't show for me.

Hexagenia atrocaudata would fit time wise.

Limbata is typically early Junish, with rigida and bilineata in July, and atrocaudata bringing up the rear in August.

Posted on: 2016/8/19 14:44






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