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|Sean266||September 6th, 2015, 1:29 pm|
|I do not know much about mayflies. Can someone help identify the type here? As specific as possible please. I was in Ladysmith VA.|
|Millcreek||September 6th, 2015, 2:31 pm|
As far as I can tell it's Hexagenia limbata.
|Sean266||September 6th, 2015, 2:59 pm|
|PaulRoberts||September 7th, 2015, 8:51 am|
|Could it be Anthopotamus (formerly Potamanthus)?|
|Millcreek||September 7th, 2015, 10:06 am|
Could be but the eyeball being dark on the bottom and lighter towards the top says Hexagenia as well as the overall coloration being darker.
|Crepuscular||September 8th, 2015, 2:29 pm|
|PaulRoberts||September 8th, 2015, 5:02 pm|
|Ah, yes. Sitting on a dark background has likely overexposed the fly.|