Mayfly Clinger

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Identifying Characteristics of Clingers

Nymphs
1) Head is larger and wider than abdomen excluding gills
2) Body is very flat
3) Plate like gills on the side of the abdomen

Adults
1) Two sets of cubital intercalories.

Mayfly Clinger Nymph
Mayfly Clinger Wing
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TABLE OF MAJOR MAYFLY CLINGERS HATCHES
Families Genera Species Common Name
Heptageniidae Epeorus pleuralis Quill Gordon
Heptagenia Light Cahill
Leucrocuta Little Evening Sulphur
Rithrogena morrisoni Western March Brown
Stenonema vicarium American March Brown