Giant Mayfly

Hexagenia limbata

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Hexagenia limbata, the giant mayfly, is a species of mayfly in the family Ephemeridae. It is native to North America where it is distributed widely near lakes and slow-moving rivers. The larvae, known as nymphs, are aquatic and burrow in mud and the adult insects have brief lives.

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  1. (c) Jenn Forman Orth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503155549@N01/2640340536
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexagenia_limbata

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