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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

thehowlingfantod

Date

November 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

janesgirls

Date

November 19, 2014 11:04 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Date

August 4, 2014 05:25 PM CEST

Description

Some mayfly landed on the arm of one brother in law.
Images rather too blurred for ID, any suggestions are welcome as usual.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

gmetras

Date

October 3, 2014

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Observer

alexminico

Date

April 28, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

epitree

Date

October 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

October 25, 2014

Place

Waitomo (Google, OSM)

Description

flying around in a cave with a stream

Photos / Sounds

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What

mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

October 26, 2014

Place

Waitomo (Google, OSM)

Description

Flying around in tomo with good-sized stream

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stream Mayflies Family Heptageniidae

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

October 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

alexminico

Date

May 19, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

pmdenn

Date

October 25, 2014 02:55 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

dwilson

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Tamahunga (Google, OSM)

Description

Found under a stone in forest stream. This might be Acanthophlebia.

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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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