ID based on it being a small mayfly-like thing. That's all I got.
Olive body, grey wings, 2 tails.
Night 1 of mothing... Spotted some really great things. Looking forward to the public event tonight!
Lots of the ID's are tentative and I'll be able to spend some time on researching these moths after the bioblitz this weekend.
Just a single individual of this small mayfly was at the blacklight on this night. I don't know if there is enough detail to narrow this to genus or species.
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...