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FlybyknightNovember 24th, 2007, 3:38 am
Milton, DE

Posts: 82
Interesting to learn that Jason collected R. fuscula April 1st. My hatch chart for the East Branch Delaware needs to be corrected, as I had R. fuscula hatching much later. Schweibert mentions this insect on p.83.

Dick
Lightly on the dimpling eddy fling;
the hypocritic fly's unruffled wing.
Thomas Scott
TaxonNovember 24th, 2007, 8:59 am
Site Editor
Plano, TX

Posts: 1314
Dick-

I may be missing something here, but it appears the Rhyacophila fuscula which Jason collected and photographed were (was?) in larval stage, and therefore wouldn't be emerging until later, so perhaps your chart does not require revision.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
TroutnutNovember 26th, 2007, 5:04 pm
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Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2689
Yeah, I was kind of puzzled there too. It's a larva.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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