Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Heptagenia?

Orvisman has attached this picture to aid in identification. The message is below.
View Full SizeView Full Size (1.2X larger)
OrvismanAugust 23rd, 2018, 11:20 pm
Posts: 1I found this spinner near my work at a wastewater treatment plant. It's about 1km from a fairly slow large river. It’s body is about 13mm in length, and looks to be from the family heptageniidae. Is it from the genus heptagenia? Picture was taken close to Edmonton Alberta Canada.

Thank you
MartinlfAugust 26th, 2018, 5:22 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3108
Thanks for posting. I wish I knew enough to say, but one of our bug experts should eventually get around to taking a look. Heptagenia seems like a likely genus to me, anyway: two tails, dark veins in the wings. Good photo, with plenty of detail!
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.
Most Recent Posts
A few more pics from the big project
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
My latest work project: fish & bugs
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
My latest work project, and this is only part 1
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
East meets West: Todd's place on Cowden Lake, September 2020
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
Hard water!
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
Re: Hookers fly shop
In General Discussion by Hunter1
Re: Fly Fishing for Bass
In Gear Talk by Grayson (Wbranch replied)
Re: Fishing with My Nephew: Sixth Annual Trip
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
Re: Fishing with My Nephew: Fourth Annual Trip
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
Re: Howdy!
In the Photography Board by PikeStrike (Troutnut replied)