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A peculiar mayfly nymph clings to a log.  I'm not sure if it's a Heptageniid clinger or a flat-bodied Ephemerellid crawler, but I don't believe it's a species I've collected yet.  In this picture: Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies). From Eighteenmile Creek in Wisconsin.
A peculiar mayfly nymph clings to a log. I'm not sure if it's a Heptageniid clinger or a flat-bodied Ephemerellid crawler, but I don't believe it's a species I've collected yet.

In this picture: Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies).
Date TakenMar 19, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
The mayfly and stonefly nymphs in this picture blend in extremely well.  In this picture: Mayfly Species Ephemerella invaria (Sulphur Dun) and Insect Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
The mayfly and stonefly nymphs in this picture blend in extremely well.

In this picture: Mayfly Species Ephemerella invaria (Sulphur Dun) and Insect Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies).
Date TakenMar 20, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
Several Baetid mayfly nymphs cling to this rock.  There are also some clumps of small stones which hold strong caddisfly larvae.  In this picture: Mayfly Family Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From Eighteenmile Creek in Wisconsin.
Several Baetid mayfly nymphs cling to this rock. There are also some clumps of small stones which hold strong caddisfly larvae.

In this picture: Mayfly Family Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies).
Date TakenMar 19, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
The strange tubes all over this rock house tiny midge larvae.  In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and True Fly Family Chironomidae (Midges). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
The strange tubes all over this rock house tiny midge larvae.

In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and True Fly Family Chironomidae (Midges).
Date TakenMar 20, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
In this picture: Mayfly Genus Siphlonurus (Gray Drakes). From the West Branch of the Delaware River in New York.
Date TakenMay 13, 2007
Date AddedJun 5, 2007
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
Here's the surface of the river viewed from below during a Tricorythodes spinner fall.  Several dead spinners are visible.  In this picture: Mayfly Genus Tricorythodes (Tricos). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
Here's the surface of the river viewed from below during a Tricorythodes spinner fall. Several dead spinners are visible.

In this picture: Mayfly Genus Tricorythodes (Tricos).
Date TakenJul 18, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
A crayfish chews on a Hexagenia limbata nymph shortly after a small Hex emergence.  I didn't catch any fish, but playing around with my flashlight and camera in the rocks proved productive.  In this picture: Arthropod Order Decapoda (Crayfish) and Mayfly Species Hexagenia limbata (Hex). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
A crayfish chews on a Hexagenia limbata nymph shortly after a small Hex emergence. I didn't catch any fish, but playing around with my flashlight and camera in the rocks proved productive.

In this picture: Arthropod Order Decapoda (Crayfish) and Mayfly Species Hexagenia limbata (Hex).
Date TakenJun 14, 2006
Date AddedJun 30, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
The top of this stump is covered with mayfly and caddisfly life.  In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies) and Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
The top of this stump is covered with mayfly and caddisfly life.

In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies) and Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies).
Date TakenMar 20, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
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