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Recent observations

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aztekium

Date

January 20, 2017 09:03 AM +06

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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yankechgary

Date

May 30, 2014

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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tridi

Date

January 18, 2017 04:44 PM CST

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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mike68lusk

Date

January 16, 2017 11:50 PM NZDT

Description

not sure

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

January 16, 2017 11:42 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hex Hexagenia limbata

Observer

ehjalmarson

Date

June 18, 2016 04:45 PM CDT

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What

Stream Mayflies Family Heptageniidae

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juancruzado

Date

January 8, 2017 03:57 PM CST

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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congonaturalist

Date

January 11, 2017 07:47 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

jbrennan

Date

November 21, 2007 10:51 AM CST

Description

United States, Texas, Travis County, Austin, University of Texas, Waller Creek: 30.2794075, -97.7353996, error in meters 17.1

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hex Hexagenia limbata

Observer

clint_morgan

Date

May 13, 2012 10:01 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

tobypcr

Date

June 12, 2016 03:54 PM EDT

Description

June 12th: This Mayfly type of insect was on the screen door and ended up staying most of the day.

Photos / Sounds

What

Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

Observer

juancruzado

Date

January 6, 2017 10:00 PM CST
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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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