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Mayfly Family Leptophlebiidae (Blue Quills and Mahogany Duns)

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Genus in LeptophlebiidaeNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
LeptophlebiaBlack Quills and Blue Quills2091
ParaleptophlebiaBlue Quills and Mahogany Duns38143

8 genera aren't included.
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This is page 4 of specimens of Leptophlebiidae. Visit the main Leptophlebiidae page for:

  • The behavior and habitat of Leptophlebiidae.

Pictures of 59 Mayfly Specimens in the Family Leptophlebiidae:

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Female Paraleptophlebia (Blue Quills and Mahogany Duns) Mayfly DunFemale Paraleptophlebia (Blue Quills and Mahogany Duns) Mayfly Dun View 4 PicturesI really hoped to catch some good blue quill specimens on this trip, but they are very fragile mayflies and this one was in the best condition of the few that I caught after I drove them home to my camera. It may not be pretty, but you get an idea of the size/shape/color anyway.
Collected April 19, 2006 from the Beaverkill River in New York
Added to by Troutnut on April 21, 2006
Male Paraleptophlebia bicornuta (Mahogany Dun) Mayfly DunMale Paraleptophlebia bicornuta (Mahogany Dun) Mayfly Dun View 1 PicturesYou wonder sometimes how certain insects get their common names. This one is called the 'mahogany dun' for some unknown reason.
Collected October 5, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to by Bnewell on October 6, 2011
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