Family: Metretopodidae

Cleft-Footed Minnow Mayflies

These photos supplement pages 49-62 of the Guide to Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Midwest. Information on the biology of Metrotopodidae can be found on page 60. Metrotopodidae have oval gills on abdominal segments 1-7. The gills in the photo on the right are missing, which is common.




Metrotopodidae claw


Metrotopodidae cerci