The Nature of Phenology 6/27/20: Mayflies

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

Mayflies are aquatic insects belonging to the scientific order of Ephemeroptera, derived from ephemeral, or short-lasting. They are insects of fresh water, and while they are most often seen as elegant winged adults, they spend most of their lives in their nymph stage crawling along the bottom of these water bodies feeding on decomposing leaves and vegetation.

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