Cedar Creek
Ecosystem Science Reserve


Insects of Cedar Creek

Order EPHEMEROPTERA

Family LEPTOPHLEBIIDAE

(Pronggill Mayflies)

Prongill Mayfly naiads (70 NA spp) prefer crevices under rocks, logs, and sticks in slow streams. Wisconsin genera include--Choroterpes(1), Habrophlebiodes(1), Leptophlebia(2), Paraleptophlebia(3+).


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