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Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Ephemerella apopsis

McCafferty, 1992
Updated 30 April 2013
TSN 568635


This animal is not reported from Gunnison County. It was described from a site at 11,000 feet near Chasm Lake, Colorado. At high elevations, watch for small Ephemerella adults that are similar to E. aurivillii..


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Introduction to the Ephemerellidae

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Jacobus, LM and McCafferty, WP 2008 Revision of Ephemerellidae genera (Ephemeroptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 134: 185-274. PDF

McCafferty,WP 1992 Ephemerella apopsis, a new species from Rocky Mountain high (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae). Entomological News 103(4):135-138. PDF
     Original description of this insect.

McCafferty,WP 1996 The Ephemeroptera species of North America and index to their complete nomenclature. Transactions of American Entomological Society 122 1, 1-54.
     Checklist, very handy for verifying name changes. The website http://www.entm.purdue.edu/entomology/research/mayfly/basis.html continues to update this information.

Brown,WS 2012 Ephemeroptera of Gunnison County, Colorado