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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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tylerfollman

Date

June 16, 2014 03:22 PM CDT

Description

His exoskeleton is on the other side of the leaf. You can see it sticking out of the bottom while he was just sitting in the sun.

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juancruzado

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June 26, 2014

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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nsingers

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January 14, 2015

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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nicoolejnik

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January 10, 2015

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Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

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rush_ecology

Date

January 16, 2015 01:34 PM AEDT

Description

Large number flying. A "dun hatch"?

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 13, 2014 11:24 AM NZDT

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Efímeras y parientes Order Ephemeroptera

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the past

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Efímeras y parientes Order Ephemeroptera

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the past

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Efímeras y parientes Order Ephemeroptera

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the past

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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joepb

Date

January 13, 2015

Description

Caught in a spider web above a series of pools in a stream. Shot a little video of what I think might be live ones swirling above one of the pools.

http://youtu.be/RMLPAAMpDtQ

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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eraskin

Date

January 11, 2015

Description

On rock in small stream.

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joepb

Date

January 12, 2015

Description

Fair few ephemoroptera and plenty of trichoptera in this stony stream running through an old exotic forest.

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Description from Wikipedia

Mayflies or shadflies are insects belonging to the order Ephemeroptera (from the Greek εφήμερος, ephemeros = "short-lived" (literally "lasting a day" "daily" or "day-long"), and πτερόν, pteron = "wing", referring to the brief lifespan of adults). They have been placed into an ancient group of insects termed the Palaeoptera, which also contains dragonflies and damselflies. They are aquatic insects whose immature stage (called "naiad" or, colloquially, "nymph") usually lasts one year in fresh water. The adults...

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