Another ID ?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Entomology' started by chewydog, May 26, 2014.

  1. chewydog

    chewydog Active Member

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    Photo'd on my windshield in Aug, upper Colorado, approx 7500'. Sporadic adults in the afternoon. Closest guess is Red Quill. Thoughts? edit: Probably size 14, maybe even 12. Large for the area.

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  2. Taxon

    Taxon Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi chewydog-

    I believe it to be a male subimago of family Heptageniidae, perhaps of genus Heptagenia, which would give it a common name of Pale Evening Dun.
     
  3. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    That is definitely a Pale Evening Dun. These guys can bring some nice dry fly opportunities.
     

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