Ephoron virgo

Ephoron virgo

Ephoron virgo is a mayfly in the Ephoron genus that occurs in the Palearctic realm area. It is known to cause the natural phenomenon of "summer snow", where swarms emerge from the water collectively, and after mating, descend as if it is snowing.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderEphemeroptera
FamilyPolymitarcyidae
GenusEphoron
SpeciesEphoron virgo
Photographed in
Netherlands