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Recent observations

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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ianmwright86

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June 27, 2016 09:49 PM CDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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carrieseltzer

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June 25, 2016 09:10 PM KST

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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carrieseltzer

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June 25, 2016 09:10 PM KST

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Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

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leptonia

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June 20, 2016 09:38 PM PDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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km_pease

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June 24, 2016 09:24 AM PDT

Description

Lots of mayflies at the LA River in Sepulveda Basin

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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susanelliott

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June 25, 2016

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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marknenadov

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June 25, 2016

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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lizlovesnature

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June 18, 2016 08:00 PM EDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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lizlovesnature

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June 18, 2016 08:00 PM EDT

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tortuga_rapido

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June 21, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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loriannkayaker

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June 14, 2016

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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amarzee

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June 25, 2016 09:11 PM JST
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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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