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Hendrickson Mayfly Dun - Ephemerella subvaria
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Out on Penns Creek yesterday. This mayfly was emerging from about 2:00 - 6:00. Size 12-14. Most import it has three tails!

It was a big honker among all the smaller BWO and caddis coming during the day.

Hendrickson Mayfly Dun - Ephemerella subvaria
Early spring hatch
Start Date: April 19
Time of day: 2:00 - 6:00

Characteristics:
Tails: 3
Fore wing: plain
Hind wing: present
Hind wind costal bump: yes
Size: 12mm #12-#14
Brown to tannish body
Wing veins do not diverge at base

Nymph is a crawler type at bottom of streams

Locations found: Northern Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, Western Pennsylvania

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Posted on: 2012/4/7 8:26

Edited by dkile on 2012/4/9 11:12:51
Edited by dkile on 2012/4/19 14:22:30
Edited by dkile on 2012/4/19 14:26:36


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female hendrickson..easy one..

Posted on: 2012/4/7 8:53
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Yep.

Posted on: 2012/4/8 15:32
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hendrickson, yep.

Posted on: 2012/4/9 8:05


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Thanks for the confirmations. I reposted the Subject title as to use for further research down the road. Hope we build this part of the site with good photo's for use as a library.

I have a grannom to post too.




Posted on: 2012/4/9 11:12

Edited by dkile on 2012/4/9 14:07:34


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Nice pictures, Dave. I'm still fishing the West Branch, but rarely post anymore. I got blasted a few years ago, and was accused of using indicators. Really bugged me (pun intended). It's great to help beginners with insect identification.
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Posted on: 2012/4/12 12:52


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You need to amend your start date. How about March 19?

Posted on: 2012/4/12 15:53






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