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Macan, T.T., 1961

A Key to the Nymphs of the British Species of Ephemeroptera

Dichotomous key to species with a line or two of notes on each. There follows a short chapter on life-histories with phenology diagrams and then vice county distribution maps

Publisher Freshwater Biological Association (FBA)
Volume 20
Pages 64
Coverage All the then known British species.
Illustrations Line drawings accomanpy text, vice county maps at the back.
Identify Under a Stereo Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Live specimens often have distinctive gis, but they may need to be killed for detailed examination of mouth parts or gill lamellae.
Difficulty Most of the difficulties lie in dissecting these fragile, pale coloured and often small insects.

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Taxonomic Scope

EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies) Identification Superseded
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