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Recent observations

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What

Hex Hexagenia limbata

Observer

codyhough

Date

July 30, 2008

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Observer

loarie

Date

March 24, 2015 11:53 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

scottjones

Date

March 11, 2015 09:00 PM EDT

Description

Very small mayfly, attracted to light after dark; Highland Hammock State Park

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

mikewitkowski

Date

March 11, 2015 01:08 PM PDT

Description

Larva stage of a mayfly.

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Observer

leslie_flint

Date

March 8, 2015

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th0th

Date

March 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

February 11, 2015 08:51 PM CAT

Description

Leptophlebiidae?

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What

Siphlonurus sp. Genus Siphlonurus

Observer

khimmler

Date

May 26, 2014

Description

ID by Roger Rohrbeck.

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Observer

khimmler

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

ID by Roger Rohrbeck.

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Observer

sindic

Date

June 15, 2004

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

alexshepard

Date

February 21, 2015 11:22 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jaylward

Date

September 15, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Again the theme of the trip was sporadic hatching. I had a drop in temp and in increase in cloud cover, and the small mayflies started to hatch. At this point I was fishing a size 16 Goddards with an 18 cdc caddis dropper.

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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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