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Willmilne has attached these 3 pictures to aid in identification. The message is below.
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WillmilneSeptember 28th, 2008, 6:51 pm
Manitoba Canada

Posts: 19
Not sure but I think this is a E.Simulans

Manitoba Canada

TaxonSeptember 28th, 2008, 7:39 pm
Site Editor
Royse City, TX

Posts: 1350

Right, you are. Really nice photos.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
BeardiusDecember 5th, 2008, 1:14 am
Posts: 19It looks like it recently molted and hasn't attained it's full color.
TroutnutDecember 5th, 2008, 12:51 pm
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2737
Excellent photos!!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
JZordMarch 4th, 2009, 12:57 pm
New York

Posts: 14
where do they burrow?
TaxonMarch 4th, 2009, 4:39 pm
Site Editor
Royse City, TX

Posts: 1350

Current Speed: Slow to medium
Substrate: Sand and fine gravel, sometimes silt

You may want to acquaint yourself better with the Aquatic Insects portion of this site. For example, here is a link to the page for Ephemera simulans.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck

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