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Little Western Blue-Winged Olives

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**Attenella margarita

This common name refers to only one species.

Mayfly Species Attenella margarita

These are sometimes called Little Western Blue-Winged Olives.
Though having a national distribution, this species is considered by angling authorities to be important only in the West. In localized waters where it is abundant, it can be a significant hatch.
Female Attenella margarita (Little Western Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly DunFemale Attenella margarita (Little Western Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun View 6 PicturesI found this dun unusually late in the year for anything in the Ephemerellidae family in the East. It's also small for that family.
Collected September 4, 2006 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on October 3, 2006
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