United States, Texas, Travis County, Austin, University of Texas, Waller Creek: 30.2794075, -97.7353996, error in meters 17.1
June 12th: This Mayfly type of insect was on the screen door and ended up staying most of the day.
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...