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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jerry2000

Date

July 30, 2014

Description

I don't know if this is an Ephemerella dorothea spinner, or some other species. Brown body, small (size 20, possibly 18) 3 striped tails, clear wings, obvious hind wing.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jerry2000

Date

July 30, 2014

Description

Small - size 20 or so. Yellow body, 3 tails.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

dyeany2

Date

July 26, 2014 11:22 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

April 10, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

Hendrickson

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

April 12, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

tiny olives

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

April 12, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

Hendrickson

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

April 26, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

Hendrickson

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

May 1, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

tiny olives

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

May 1, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

Hendrickson

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

May 2, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

tiny olives

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

May 2, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

Hendrickson

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gmetras

Date

May 4, 2012

Place

Cable Pool (Google, OSM)

Description

tiny olives

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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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