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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.

Drunella cornuta (Large Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Nymph Pictures

This mayfly was collected from the Long Lake Branch of the White River in Wisconsin on June 5th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 25th, 2006.

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Drunella "lata" recently revised.
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Posted by Dsc1 on Oct 25, 2008
Last reply on Oct 26, 2008 by Troutnut
Dave Funk et al. (2008) just reestablished the species of D. cornuta and D. cornutella in a very elegant paper looking at morphological, biological, and molecular evidence. The three species are easily identifiable in New Hampshire. Your photos above seems to be of Drunella cornuta.

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