Ephemeroptera: Baetidae of Gunnison County, Colorado
Centroptilum Introduction - Long-clawed Baetids, Small Minnow Mayflies, Tiny Sulphur DunsEaton, 1869
Updated 12 Nov 2012
Species ListWe may have Centroptilum sp. in the Gunnison basin.
Good LinksCentroptilum bifurcatum Photos, Map, Museum specimens, DNA - Barcodinglife.org
Centroptilum album Photos - from Troutnut.com
ReferencesArgyle,DW; Edmunds,GF 1962 Mayflies (Ephemeroptera) of the Curecanti Reservoir Basins Gunnison River, Colorado. University of Utah Anthropological Papers 59 8, 178-189.
Quote from page 183: "The members of this genus were restriced to cold waters at high elevations. The single record is from the highest station collected during the study and appears to support the known distribution pattern."
Eaton AE. 1869 On Centroptilum, a new genus of the Ephemeridae. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 6:131-132.
Wiersema, na and McCafferty,WP 2004 New specific synonyms and records of North American Centroptilum and Procloeon (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Entomological News 115(3):121-128. PDF
Brown,WS 2007 Ephemeroptera of Gunnison County, Colorado