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Updates from April 23, 2007

Closeup insects by Troutnut from Fall Creek and Mystery Creek #62 in New York

Male Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly SpinnerMale Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Spinner View 11 PicturesI collected this beautiful male Hendrickson specimen as a dun, along with a female Hendrickson from the same hatch. Both molted into spinners in my house within a couple of days.
Collected April 23, 2007 from Fall Creek in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 25, 2007
Chironomidae (Midges) Midge AdultChironomidae (Midges) True Fly Adult View 7 PicturesOne of the only real benefits I've got from my rearing aquarium so far is that I've had quite a variety of midges emerge, giving me a chance to photograph these fragile little insects which are otherwise really hard to transport in photogenic form. This one recovered from being gassed and flew away before I could photograph it on the ruler, but it was very small, around 1.5mm.
Collected April 23, 2007 from Mystery Creek #62 in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 25, 2007
Female Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly SpinnerFemale Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Spinner View 5 PicturesThis female Hendrickson spinner is in kind of bad shape, but at least now I've got some good closeup photos of one. I collected her and a male Hendrickson as duns from the same hatch, and both molted into spinners in my house within a couple of days.
Collected April 23, 2007 from Fall Creek in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 25, 2007

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