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Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

 This is another peculiar brownish Ephemerella. It has double-banded tibiae (
The tibia of this Isonychia bicolor mayfly spinner is highlighted in red.
The tibia of this Isonychia bicolor mayfly spinner is highlighted in red.
Tibia: A middle segments in the leg of an insect, located between the femur and the tarsus.
)
and prominent black-fringed tubercles (
A few (not all) of the abdominal tubercles on this Ephemerella needhami nymph are circled.  They are especially large in this species.
A few (not all) of the abdominal tubercles on this Ephemerella needhami nymph are circled. They are especially large in this species.
Tubercle: Various peculiar little bumps or projections on an insect. Their character is important for the identification of many kinds of insects, such as the nymphs of Ephemerellidae mayflies.
)
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This mayfly was collected from unknown on February 7th, 2004 and added to Troutnut.com on January 25th, 2006.

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Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Nymph from unknown in Wisconsin
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Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) Mayfly Nymph from unknown in Wisconsin

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