Spring Mayflies

My house is 200 feet from the river bank, and so attracts a few mayflies if lights are on in the evening.

The night before last, some dark colored duns came to the screens. 36 hours later, they are molting into spinners. I measure this one as 0.42 inch long (Dark Hendrickson ?).

Now today we have a few samples of another species, 0.34 inch long (Sulfur ?)

This entry was posted in Bugs. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Spring Mayflies

  1. Very cool. I love the pic of the dun molting into a spinner.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s