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Small Gray-Winged Yellow Quills

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*Leucrocuta hebe

This common name refers to only one species.

Mayfly Species Leucrocuta hebe

These are very rarely called Small Gray-Winged Yellow Quills.
This widespread species produces more fishable hatches in the East and Midwest than any other species in the Heptagenia genus complex.
Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly NymphLeucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly Nymph View 3 PicturesThis is a very early instar (Instar: Many invertebrates molt through dozens of progressively larger and better-developed stages as they grow. Each of these stages is known as an instar. Hard-bodied nymphs typically molt through more instars than soft-bodied larvae.).
Collected February 7, 2004 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on January 25, 2006
Female Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly DunFemale Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly Dun View 9 PicturesI found this dun on the same piece of stream as a similar spinner, probably of the same species.
Collected September 19, 2006 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on October 4, 2006
Female Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly SpinnerFemale Leucrocuta hebe (Little Yellow Quill) Mayfly Spinner View 8 Pictures
Collected September 4, 2006 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on October 3, 2006
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