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Kimmins, D.E., 1950


The main key covers adult Mayflies which are keyed to species. There is also a short key taking nymphs to genus only.

Available for download from the Royal Entomological Society website.

Publisher The Royal Entomological Society of London (RES)
Volume I Part 9
Pages 18
Web site
Comments and Corrigenda "Setae" in the keys refers to the tails.
Coverage All the then known British species.
Illustrations Line drawings accompany text.
Identify Under a Stereo Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Pinned or alcohol.
Difficulty Identification uses features which can be hard to see - tiny hindwings and weak venation so good lighting is important. Small species are difficult.

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies) Identification Superseded
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