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Mayfly Species Heptagenia solitaria (Ginger Quill)

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Region: West

Time Of Year (?): August through October

A few authors mention fishable hatches of these mayflies in the West, but they are not among the most important species.

Pictures of 3 Mayfly Specimens in the Species Heptagenia solitaria:

Heptagenia solitaria (Ginger Quill) Mayfly AdultHeptagenia solitaria (Ginger Quill) Mayfly Adult View 4 PicturesThis species is common in the Flathead River below Kerr Day. The river here is fairly warm with a cobble and boulder bottom with heavy periphyton at times. This species is not common elsewhere in western Montana.
Collected July 4, 2005 from the Flathead River-lower in Montana
Added to by Bnewell on June 28, 2011

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