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IsidroMarch 26th, 2008, 6:39 am
Posts: 24This one is very common into my city and could be the adult of the nymph showed in the last thread. It's a big one, about 20 mm. wingspan. Two cerci, very big eyes and very conspicuous dark venation. Could be Ecdyonurus cf. venosus?

This one is about to becomes a ctrab spider lunch.




Zaragoza, NE Spain.

Many thanks,

Isidro
TaxonMarch 26th, 2008, 10:15 am
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Plano, TX

Posts: 1310
Isidro-

Yes, Ecdyonurus venosus, however I suspect the body length (not including tails) may be more like 14 mm.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
IsidroMarch 26th, 2008, 10:54 pm
Posts: 24Wow!!! Many thanks Taxon!! You have identified it at species level! I had doubts because there are more similar species in genus. Yes, the body length, as you said, I thinks is about 15 mm. (without cerci).

Then, I think that the nymph in the last post is from this species, due to any other Ecdyonurus is seen into my city and this one is very common.

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