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CaseyPSeptember 12th, 2017, 8:46 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 648
went out to montana in august and found this on the car window. new phone actually took a really swell picture of it. no idea at this point where exactly, but probably near the Ruby River or the Madison.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
MillcreekSeptember 12th, 2017, 9:15 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 315
Casey - Might be a male Callibaetis imago. Take a look at this Bugguide photo.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/1298833/bgimage
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CaseyPSeptember 18th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 648
thanks, Millcreek! the geographic location and the resemblance to the bug in the link would make me say Callibaetis.interesting color variation.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
CrenoSeptember 19th, 2017, 2:49 pm
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 276
If you have your settings right on your phone the phone may have placed a latitude/longitude on your photo. You can enter that into most mapping programs and it will show you where you were at.

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