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CrepuscularAugust 1st, 2019, 1:11 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

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Ok So I know nothing about western Mayflies, shoot, I hardly know anything about any mayflies, but anyway, I am looking for some insight in separating out D. grandis grandis from D.grandis flavitincta and Drunella grandis ingens. Especially the subimagos. The only literature I have on it only has separations for the imagos ( Allen and Edmunds 1962) and they use forewing coloration. Any ideas?
TroutnutAugust 1st, 2019, 4:42 pm
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Bellevue, WA

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I'm not aware of any source on that after Allen & Edmunds. I have a few more recent papers pertaining to Drunella, and none of them get into the subspecies of grandis at all.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
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CrepuscularAugust 2nd, 2019, 6:36 am
Boiling Springs, PA

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I'm not aware of any source on that after Allen & Edmunds. I have a few more recent papers pertaining to Drunella, and none of them get into the subspecies of grandis at all.


Thanks Jason, that's all I could find as well.

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