Aquatic Insects of Michigan
by Ethan Bright, Museum of Zoology Insect Division and School of Natural Resources and Environment
Mystacides (Leptoceridae) of Michigan - Identification
Two of the three known Nearctic species - M. sepulchralis (Walker) and M. interjecta (Banks) - are found in Michigan, a third species (M. alafimbriata Hill-Griffin is found in the northern Rockies and Sierra Nevadas northwards into British Columbia. The keys below are adapted from Yamamoto and Wiggins 1964 and 1966.
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