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Hex Mayflies
Hexagenia limbata

The famous nocturnal Hex hatch of the Midwest (and a few other lucky locations) stirs to the surface mythically large Brown Trout that only touch streamers for the rest of the year.

Stonefly Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)

These stoneflies, the "little yellows" and "little greens," are quite common Summer fauna. They are spread out in a mix between the different genera. The common name for them is Sallfly.

Hatching behavior

Time of day : Morning

Egg-Laying behavior

Time of day: Afternoon and evening

Specimens of the Stonefly Family Chloroperlidae

10 Nymphs
15 Adults
5 Female Adults
1 Male Adult
Male Chloroperlidae (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult
This specimen unfortunately was blown away by the wind mid-way through the photographs, so I wasn't able to preserve it for an ID or get some of the other angles.

2 Streamside Pictures of Chloroperlidae Stoneflies:

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References

Taxonomy
» Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)
Genus in Chloroperlidae
AlloperlaSallflies633
KathroperlaSallflies22
ParaperlaSallflies21
SuwalliaSallflies644
SweltsaSallflies1265
8 genera (Alaskaperla, Bisancora, Haploperla, Plumiperla, Rasvena, Sasquaperla, Triznaka, and Utaperla) aren't included.
Identification Keys
Family Range
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