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SekodAugust 27th, 2019, 1:49 am
New London, NC

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The larger fly had 2 long tails and one very short tail (almost a stub) in between the longer ones. The smaller one had 2 tails. Warmwater river (Little River) in the Piedmont of North Carolina. ID help? Thank you.
TaxonAugust 27th, 2019, 10:54 am
Site Editor
Plano, TX

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Hi Jonathan-

I believe those mayfly subimagoes are both of genus Hexagenia. The larger one is a female, and the smaller one is a male.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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