Checklist of mayflies
(Order Ephemeroptera, Class Hexapoda, Phylum Arthropoda, Kingdom Animalia)
that have been reported from Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 21 September 2018)


Below is a working checklist of Mount Desert Island’s mayflies. Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com or mail them to “MDI Mayfly Checklist” at the address at the top of this page. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Ameletidae
Ameletus ludens Needham ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., a question mark was added after this entry)
Baetidae Acerpenna pygmaea (Hagen) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., “Duck Brook”) as Baetis pygmaeus
Baetidae Baetis pluto McDunnough ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., “Duck Brook”)
Baetidae Callibaetis ferrugineus ssp. ferrugineus (Walsh) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46.) as Callibaetis ferrugineus
Baetidae Callibaetis ferrugineus ssp. hageni (Walsh) / Eaton ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., “The Tarn”, “Great Heath”1) as Callibaetis americana and Callibaetis hageni
Baetidae Callibaetis fluctuans (Walsh) ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 46.)
Baetidae Procloeon rubropictum (McDunnough) ? Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 46., “Echo Lake”) as Cloeon rubropictum
Caenidae Caenis amica Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., “Great Heath”1)
Ephemerellidae Ephemerella dorothea ssp. dorothea Needham ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 45.)
Ephemerellidae Eurylophella funeralis (McDunnough) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Witches Hole”) as Ephemerella funeralis
Ephemerellidae Eurylophella temporalis (McDunnough) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Brook”, “Hulls Cove”) as Ephemerella temporalis
Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Echo Lake”) as Ephemerella temporalis
Ephemerellidae Teloganopsis deficiens (Morgan) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Brook”)
Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Ripple Pond outlet”) as Ephemerella deficiens
Ephemeridae Ephemera simulans Walker ? Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 44., “Echo Lake”)
Heptageniidae Epeorus fragilis (Morgan) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Hulls Cove Brook”) as Iron fragilis
Heptageniidae Epeorus pleuralis (Banks) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47.) as Iron pleuralis
Heptageniidae Epeorus vitreus (Walker) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Duck Brook”) as Iron vitrea
Heptageniidae Leucrocuta hebe (McDunnough) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Duck Brook”) as Heptagenia hebe
Heptageniidae Maccaffertium mediopunctatum ssp. mediopunctatum (McDunnough) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Duck Brook”) as Stenonema mediopunctatum
Heptageniidae Maccaffertium modestum (Banks) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Duck Brook”) as Stenonema rubromaculatum and Stenonema rubrum
Heptageniidae Maccaffertium vicarium (Walker) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47.) as Stenonema fuscum
Heptageniidae Stenacron interpunctatum (Say) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 47., “Eagle Lake”) as Stenonema canadense and Stenonema interpunctata
Heptageniidae Stenonema femoratum (Say) ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 47.) as Stenonema tripunctatum
Leptophlebiidae Choroterpes basalis (Banks) ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45.)
Leptophlebiidae Habrophlebia vibrans Needham ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Brook”)
Leptophlebiidae Habrophlebiodes americana (Banks) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Brook”)
Leptophlebiidae Leptophlebia cupida (Say) ? Tremont: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Bald Mt.”) as Leptolebia cupidus
Leptophlebiidae Leptophlebia johnsoni McDunnough ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45.) as Leptolebia johnsoni
Leptophlebiidae Leptophlebia nebulosa (Walker) ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 45., “record of capture lost”) as Leptolebia nebulosis
Leptophlebiidae Paraleptophlebia debilis (Walker) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Great Heath”1)
Leptophlebiidae Neoleptophlebia mollis (Eaton) ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Pond”) as Paraleptophlebia mollis
Leptophlebiidae Paraleptophlebia volitans (McDunnough) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 45., “Duck Brook”)
Mount Desert: Proctor (1946, p. 45., “Echo Lake”, “Ripple Pond outlet”)
Siphlonuridae Siphlonurus mirus (Eaton) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46., “Green Mt.” [now called Cadillac Mountain])
Siphlonuridae Siphlonurus quebecensis (Provancher) ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 46.)
Siphlonuridae Siphlonurus typicus (Eaton) ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 46.)


Note:
   1The “Great Heath” in Procter (1946) is the area near Northeast Creek, not the heath in the southern portion of Southwest Harbor.


Source:
   Procter, William. 1946. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part VII. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute.