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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
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Baetis

Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

27" brown trout, my largest ever. It was the sub-dominant fish in its pool. After this, I hooked the bigger one, but I couldn't land it.
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Caddisfly Genus Ironoquia (Eastern Box Wing Sedges)

Where & when

Time of year : Fall

These species enter diapause during the summer to synchronize their fall emergence.

In 61 records from GBIF, adults of this genus have mostly been collected during September (34%), August (28%), October (23%), and July (8%).

In 21 records from GBIF, this genus has been collected at elevations ranging from 16 to 4117 ft, with an average (median) of 2592 ft.

Genus Range

Egg-Laying behavior

Time of day: Evening; earlier when cooler

Larva & pupa biology

Diet: Leaves, algae

Specimens of the Caddisfly Genus Ironoquia

1 Adult

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References

  • LaFontaine, Gary. 1981. Caddisflies. The Lyons Press.

Caddisfly Genus Ironoquia (Eastern Box Wing Sedges)

Taxonomy
Species in Ironoquia: Ironoquia lyrata, Ironoquia parvula
2 species (Ironoquia kaskaskia and Ironoquia punctatissima) aren't included.
Genus Range
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