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CalebBoyleApril 4th, 2007, 8:04 pm
Charlotte, NC

Posts: 11
Thanks for the pics of this genus Jason. I had sampled a creek that I live close to and had collected something that I thought was Siphloplecton, but afer seeing your photos it must be Ameletus.
CalebBoyleApril 4th, 2007, 8:07 pm
Charlotte, NC

Posts: 11


Looks similar to me. It's amazing how the colorations can vary.
TroutnutApril 4th, 2007, 9:49 pm
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2592
Nice pic Caleb. That's gotta be the same mayfly.

The real distinguishing characteristic is in the mouth parts, which can be verified on my specimen, but the markings are so similar that we've clearly got the same insect.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
CalebBoyleApril 5th, 2007, 5:43 pm
Charlotte, NC

Posts: 11
The thing that threw me was the three dark lines on the underside of the abdomen.
Flytyer0423September 9th, 2009, 5:07 pm
germansville PA

Posts: 14
this one is screaming for a pheasant tail nymph imitation.
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