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Bug Of The Week

- KINGDOM Animalia

- SUBKINGDOM Eumetazoa

- PHYLUM Arthropoda

- SUBPHYLUM Hexapoda

- CLASS Insecta

- ORDER Ephemeroptera

- FAMILY Baetidae

- GENUS Centroptilum

- SPECIES luteolum

Centroptilum luteolum  (Imago  Male)



C.luteolum hatches April to November, its forewing measures 6 to 8 mm.

Dorsal view, with the big turban eyes, typical of the males



The english name small spur wing derives from the small spur present onthe little rear wing