Flyfishing Entomology


Adult Mayfly Identification

# of tails:      
Body length:   (excluding tails)

Fore wings:      
Hind wings:        
Other distinguishing characters:
Emergence water type:
Emergence behavior:
Emergence light conditions:
Geographic location:    
North America geographic locations are per Mayfly Central map.
Western Europe geographic locations are by country.

This page supports identification of mayfly subimagos (duns) and imagoes (spinners) to genus level. Click the blue button to the right of each selection box to display the available choices, and then click on the appropriate choice. If uncertain, use the question mark.  After selection, click the Lookup button for tabular display of the most likely candidate(s).

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Created: 02/20/2004   Last modified: 03/01/2008    www.FlyfishingEntomology.com