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Recent observations

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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tommyswift

Date

September 29, 2014 10:21 PM HKT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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rickjamesb

Date

July 6, 2011 09:30 PM CDT

Description

About 2cm long, sitting on the trunk of my car.

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What

Efímeras y parientes Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

jaico

Date

June 14, 2014 08:40 PM CDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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lgwoolfolk

Date

December 13, 2014 12:47 PM CST

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 7, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

carolineasully

Date

December 10, 2014

Description

In Ravenna Creek

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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lisa_bennett

Date

December 6, 2014

Description

Sitting on a pear tree.

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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m_jon

Date

November 2, 2014 11:31 PM NZDT

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Square

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

June 11, 2014

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Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

negronahual

Date

December 2, 2014 10:46 PM CST

Description

5 mm aprox

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No photos or sounds

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Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

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roberr22

Date

October 21, 2014

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Observer

m_jon

Date

November 21, 2014 03:48 PM NZDT
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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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