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Recent observations

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

krstldwn

Date

April 25, 2015 11:33 AM CDT

Description

dead

Photos / Sounds

What

Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

April 29, 2015

Description

Large numbers of Small Mayflies were emerging from the backwater of a branch of Amistad Reservoir on this evening. Many were landing on my car, still carrying their empty larval skin in tow.

These were very tiny mayflies; typical wingspan of any of these adults was about 1 cm or less.

I'm not sure these can be identified to a lower taxon, but I'd like

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Observer

logybayer

Date

May 6, 2015 04:00 PM NDT

Description

Found using a dip net in a pool of clear, vegetation-filled water, in a small marshy area. The photos were taken while the arthropod was submerged in a surface-tension created 'bubble' of water.
A mayfly nymph perhaps?

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Square

Observer

nanofishology

Date

May 2, 2015 09:47 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nanofishology

Date

May 2, 2015 09:47 PM CDT

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Observer

jerry2000

Date

May 5, 2015

Description

Adult (spinner) sitting on my house window. 7-8 mm long, dark brown body, clear wings with speckling along front of wing. 2 tails. Large eyes = male.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

mbacsik

Date

May 4, 2015

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Observer

jerry2000

Date

May 2, 2015

Description

Speckled wings, brown body, large orange eyes. Was resting on my door. Photo is of the specimen in the sub-imago stage. 2 hours later I noticed it still there; it had molted into imago stage. Flew off before I could get a picture

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

marco4earth

Date

May 3, 2015 12:47 PM CEST

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 30, 2015

Description

These were about 1/2" long or less. Found in creek.

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

maractwin

Date

April 29, 2015 11:34 AM EDT

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

kbeza31979

Date

April 5, 2015 04:19 PM EDT

Description

Mayfly?

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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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