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KinzuaFebruary 7th, 2009, 6:20 am

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Does any one know if this mayfly is found outside of New Zealand? In particular, is it found in the streams of Hokkaido Japan?

Thanks in advance,
TaxonFebruary 7th, 2009, 9:01 am
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I doubt it, but suggest you pose your question to:

Peter M. Grant, Department of Biological Sciences, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098 USA, phone (580) 774-3294, fax (580) 774-7140, email
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
KonchuFebruary 7th, 2009, 3:28 pm
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A checklist of Japanese mayflies can be found on this webpage:

Scroll down to:
Ishiwata S-I. 2001. A checklist of Japanese Ephemeroptera. Pages 55-84 in Bae YJ (ed.) The 21st Century and Aquatic Entomology in East Asia. Proceedings of the 1st Symposium of Aquatic Entomologists in East Asia. The Korean Society of Aquatic Entomology, Korea.

A PDF file is available for download there.
TaxonFebruary 8th, 2009, 8:26 am
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Based on the Checklist of Japanese Mayflies which Konchu located, the only Oligoneuriid found in Japan is Oligoneuriella rhenana, and it is apparently only found on the island of Honshu.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
KinzuaFebruary 8th, 2009, 9:23 am

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Taxon and Konchu,
Thank you for your help! Ephemeroptera Galactica - WOW, what a great resource!

TaxonFebruary 10th, 2009, 4:11 pm
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Japanese Mayfly Distribution should be a bit easier to use than the .pdf in case you should be curious about the distribution of any more Japanese mayfly species.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
KinzuaFebruary 14th, 2009, 1:59 pm

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Double WOW! and thanks.


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