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    • Mayflies
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    • Efímeras y parientes
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    • Efémeras

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Recent observations

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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jmarchal

Date

May 29, 2015 01:18 PM EDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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gonzalezii

Date

May 23, 2015 09:50 PM CDT

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jerry2000

Date

May 28, 2015

Description

Two mayflies on my screen window. One each dun and spinner. Both males (large eyes). Small (5-6mm), grey wings on the dun, clear wings on the spinner. Hind wings visible, narrow. 2 tails. Grey-brown bodies.

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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gibroks

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

mutant insects River

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mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

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creationkeeper

Date

May 23, 2015

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Mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

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creationkeeper

Date

May 22, 2015

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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muir

Date

May 22, 2015 03:30 PM EDT

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mayfly Order Ephemeroptera

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terryconnolly

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

This is a photo of the bottom of the fly

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Quill Gordon Epeorus pleuralis

Observer

terryconnolly

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

A two tail dark mayfly spinner. This is a medium size female spinner with clear wings. It was in an open cooler that had water in it near a light.

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jerry2000

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Reddish brown body, a touch of yellow. Grey wings. Note the projecting bump on leading edge of hind wing. 3 tails ,striped, reddish brown.

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gmetras

Date

May 26, 2015

Description

Insect captured 11:30.

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gmetras

Date

May 26, 2015

Description

Many Brown Drakes, only a few fish rising. Caught 2 Brook Trout (8" and 12") on #10 March Brown Comparadun. Caught 1 Rainbow Trout on #12 March Brown Nymph in the Whippernon Pool section.

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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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