Bug Of The Week

- KINGDOM Animalia

- SUBKINGDOM Eumetazoa

- PHYLUM Arthropoda

- SUBPHYLUM Hexapoda

- CLASS Insecta

- ORDER Ephemeroptera

- FAMILY Leptophlebiidae

- GENUS Habroleptoides

- SPECIES confusa

Habroleptoides confusa  (Subimago  Female)

Most liklely found between

H.confusa is among the Leptophlebiidae family an important species for the fly angler.

It hatches from end of March till beginning of June, and can appear in big numbers in April and May.

H.confusa is a mid size ephemeroptera (8-11 mm.), like all other members of the Leptophlebiidae has always 3 cerci

Detail of the characteristic rear wing of a H.confusa

Ventral view