There were hundreds of these at the time. I do not know more specifically what type of mayfly this is.
Probably a blue winged olive. Saw a small dun, about size 24, floating on the Hoosic River, mid afternoon. Couldn't quite catch it. It was the only one I saw.
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 23rd October 2013
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Micro-Nikkor 105mm
a mayfly in Munich, Germany
need ID please! Thanks!
genus Paraleptophlebia??? in alpine pastures in the Pyrenees mountains, Spain
Need ID please!
Species of Rhitrogena un Munich, Germany
ID needed! Thanks!
Heptagenia flava? Heptagenia sulphurea? What species please?
Mayfly in alpine pastures in the Spain-France frontier near Formigal
Identification needed! Thanks!
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...