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Arthropod discovered by Mardon (#4035)

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Observed: August 9, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Posted on: August 10, 2014 @ 1:55 PM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
Found in a brook using a dip net after stirring a few pebbles on the bottom of the brook. The location was just a few meters upstream from the ocean's high tide line although the tide was low when I found this creature. I put the organism into a shallow container for the photos and returned it to the brook afterwards. I originally though it might be an Amphipod but I've since been told by some people at BugGuide.net that it is a Mayfly (Order Ephemeroptera)in the Genus Baetis.

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