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Recent observations

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

ebrown813

Date

April 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayfly genus Ephemera Genus Ephemera

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 10, 2014 01:36 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

duarte

Date

April 9, 2014 09:28 AM BST

Description

Considering that mayflies are very sensitive to pollution, I was extremely surprised to find one on my window, in the middle of Oporto, one of the largest cities in Portugal.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

March 29, 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

calopteryx

Date

May 1, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dtrela

Date

July 25, 2012

Description

AKA- Pale morning dun (male)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Maccaffertium vicarium Maccaffertium vicarium

Observer

dtrela

Date

June 3, 2013

Place

Roscoe, NY (Google, OSM)

Description

March Brown spinner

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dtrela

Date

June 3, 2013

Place

Roscoe, NY (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Maccaffertium vicarium Maccaffertium vicarium

Observer

dtrela

Date

June 3, 2013

Place

Roscoe, NY (Google, OSM)

Description

AKA- March brown

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dtrela

Date

June 4, 2013

Place

Roscoe, NY (Google, OSM)

Description

AKA- Coffin Fly

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dtrela

Date

June 4, 2013

Place

Roscoe, NY (Google, OSM)

Description

AKA-Green Drake

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dtrela

Date

June 22, 2013

Description

Sulphur Dun

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Description from Wikipedia

Mayflies or shadflies are insects belonging to the order Ephemeroptera (from the Greek εφημερος, ephemeros = "short-lived" (literally "lasting a day" "daily" or "day-long"), πτερον, 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 are...

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