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Mayfly nymph Mayflys are a group of insects known for their extremely short adult life spans and emergence in large numbers in the summer months. There are four stages to the life cycle....egg, nymph, sub imago and adult imago. Pictured here is the aquatic immature stage, which can last up to two years. <br />
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Mayfly nymph

Mayflys are a group of insects known for their extremely short adult life spans and emergence in large numbers in the summer months. There are four stages to the life cycle....egg, nymph, sub imago and adult imago. Pictured here is the aquatic immature stage, which can last up to two years.

20 mm length

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  1. You have a keen eye for the unusual, nice! Posted one month ago
    1. You appreciate the curiosity for sure. I can hear my mother even now, "Goodness sake Ruth, come along! What have you found this time?!". Posted one month ago
      1. That's why I prefer to photograph alone :) Posted one month ago

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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jul 7, 2020. Captured Nov 10, 2014 13:12 in 440 State Rte 1059, Finleyville, PA 15332, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm