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    • Small Mayflies

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Recent observations

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

August 28, 2014 10:10 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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valeriacuellar

Date

September 13, 2014 10:18 AM CDT

Place

Tlanalapa (Google, OSM)

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Observer

jerry2000

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

I THINK this is a baetidae. Hook size 18 or 20. Olive body. Body between 5 and 6 mm.

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Observer

jerry2000

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Very small (size 26 hook size), dark brown/olive body, 2 tails. Rotund.

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jerry2000

Date

September 6, 2014

Description

Small (6 mm or so), dark brown body, heavily speckled leading edge of wing with was otherwise transparent. 2 tails.

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Observer

garychang

Date

August 28, 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Description

One of the female mayflies on the screen door. See also: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/859265

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Observer

garychang

Date

August 28, 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Description

One of three on the screen door this morning. This one has large eyes (male). The other two had small eyes (female: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/859283).

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Observer

tonyg

Date

August 24, 2014

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Observer

tonyg

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

This was probably the smallest mayfly I have ever seen.

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Observer

gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

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gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

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gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

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Description from Wikipedia

Baetidae is a family of mayflies with about 900 described species distributed worldwide. These are among the smallest of mayflies, adults rarely exceeding 10 mm in length excluding the two long slender tails and sometimes much smaller, and members of the family are often referred to as small mayflies or small minnow mayflies. Most species have long oval forewings with very few cross veins (see Comstock-Needham system) but the hindwings are usually very small or even...

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