From Trout flies of Britain & Europe – John Goddard ( IBSN 0-7136-3446-4)

Ephemeroptera                              Anglers Name                            Spinner Name*

Baetis atrebatinus                                 Dark Olive

Baetis fuscatus                                     Pale Watery

Baetis muticus or                                  Iron blue

Baetis niger

Baetis rhodani                                       Large  Dark Olive

Baetis scambus                                    Small Dark Olive

Baetis vernus or                                    Medium Olive

Baetis buceratus

Caenis and                                           Caenis or Angler’s Curse

Brachycerus spp.

Centroptilum luteolum                            Small Spurwing                               Little Amber spinner

Cloeon dipterum                                   Pond Olive

Ecdyonurus dispar                                Autumn (or August) Dun

Ecdyonurus insignis                              Large Green Dun

Ecdyonurus torrentis                             Large Brook Dun

Ecdyonurus venosus                             Late (or False) March Brown             Great Red spinner

Electrogena lateralis                              Dusky Yellowstreak

Ephemerella ignita                                 Blue-winged Olive                            Sherry spinner

Ephemerella                                          Yellow Evening Dun

Ephemera danica                                  Mayfly or Green Drake                     Spent Gnat

E. vulgate

E. lineata

Habrophlebia fusca                               Ditch Dun

Heptagenia fuscogrisea                         Brown May Dun

Heptagenia sulphurea                            Yellow May Dun

Leptophlebia marginata                         Sepia Dun

Leptophlebia vespertina                        Claret Dun

Paraleptophlebia cincta                         Purple Dun

Paraleptophlebia submarginata              Turkey Brown

Procloeon bifidum                                Pale Evening Dun

Pseudocentoptilum pennulatum             Large Spurwing                               Large Amber spinner

Rhithrogena germanica                          March Brown

Rhithrogena semicolorata                      Olive Upright

Siphlonurus lacustris                             Large Summer Dun                          Great Red spinner

S. alternatus

S. armatus

  • Most spinners are simply the Anglers Name followed by the word spinner.