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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Brook Dun Ecdyonurus torrentis

Observer

martinbishop

Date

September 10, 2010 01:52 PM BST

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 29, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

ID based on it being a small mayfly-like thing. That's all I got.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

marcello

Date

April 16, 2015 10:07 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

Observer

jerry2000

Date

April 16, 2016 03:49 PM EDT

Description

Olive body, grey wings, 2 tails.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hendrickson Ephemerella subvaria

Observer

jerry2000

Date

April 16, 2016 03:49 PM EDT

Description

Dark reddish brown body, large eyes, grey wings, 3 tails. This male is slightly smaller, darker body than the females.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hendrickson Ephemerella subvaria

Observer

jerry2000

Date

April 16, 2016 03:49 PM EDT

Description

Fairly large (10 mm or so), 3 tails, reddish-yellow body, grey wings, 3 tails. Small eyes. Female.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Small Swimming Mayfly Nesameletus ornatus

Observer

janetgomezz

Date

April 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Stream Mayflies Family Heptageniidae

Observer

livanrd

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

jerry2000

Date

April 17, 2016 04:48 PM EDT

Description

I wonder if this is Epeorus pleuralis. Seems a bit dark, but I did see what appeared to be several E. pleuralis spinners in mating flight a few hundred yards away. 2 tails, greyish, somewhat opaque wings (dun, or sub imago), large eyes (male).

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

livanrd

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Quill Gordon Epeorus pleuralis

Observer

jerry2000

Date

April 17, 2016 05:22 PM EDT

Description

Not sure of the ID. About a size 12 or 14, brownish body, clear wings (imago, or spinner). 2 tails. Large eyes (male).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

team5b

Date

April 26, 2016
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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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