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Recent observations

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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barbarab

Date

August 20, 2016 09:25 AM PDT

Description

Baetidae ?

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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tadamcochran

Date

August 24, 2016 10:10 PM CDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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thylacine

Date

August 5, 2016 09:46 PM PDT

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What

Stream Mayflies Family Heptageniidae

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annettem

Date

August 25, 2016 09:20 AM CDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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kelvey

Date

August 25, 2016 06:51 AM CDT

Description

Ephemeroptera, not sure what kind. Found in south Louisiana.

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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alderash

Date

July 12, 2016 07:36 PM CEST

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Date

August 24, 2016 10:03 AM EDT

Description

tiny -- perhaps less than a 1/4 inch

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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chey04

Date

August 23, 2016 09:49 PM CDT

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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kiersten_scott1

Date

August 23, 2016 08:42 PM CDT

Description

This was a flying insect of some kind

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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misssarahruth

Date

August 15, 2016 05:49 PM EDT

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What

Small Squaregilled Mayflies Family Caenidae

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kueda

Date

August 21, 2016 09:37 PM PDT

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valeriacuellar

Date

August 20, 2016 11:22 AM CDT
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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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