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    • Efímeras y parientes

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Recent observations

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

dwilson

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Tamahunga (Google, OSM)

Description

Found under a stone in forest stream. This might be Acanthophlebia.

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

dwilson

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Tamahunga (Google, OSM)

Description

Found under stone in forest stream. Narrow gills, pale patches on legs. Pale body with darker markings.

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

dwilson

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Tamahunga (Google, OSM)

Description

Found a couple of these under stones in forest stream. Stripey legs, narrow gills.

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

epitree

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

12mm

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What

Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

epitree

Date

October 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

8mm

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What

Efímeras y parientes Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

clauss

Date

October 23, 2014

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Observer

gcwarbler

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

This small mayfly (body length only 10-12mm) was on the wall of the HQ at the fish hatchery. Roger Rohrbeck (on BugGuide) identified it as a subimago male of this genus, a member of the "Small Minnow Mayflies" (Baetidae).

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

hiperboreo

Date

April 14, 2014

Place

cerocahui (Google, OSM)

Description

Como 2 cm de largo aprox

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What

Small Mayflies Family Baetidae

Observer

mirisaucedo

Date

October 20, 2014 07:16 PM COT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Encontré la especie en mi casa que estaba cálida. Fue difícil de fotografiar ya que es muy pequeño y vuela.

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Observer

alexminico

Date

August 28, 2010

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

finatic

Date

March 28, 2008 08:56 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Observer

anewman

Date

October 9, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Mayflies or shadflies are insects belonging to the order Ephemeroptera (from the Greek εφημερος, ephemeros = "short-lived" (literally "lasting a day" "daily" or "day-long"), πτερον, 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 are...

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