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Plecia nearctica

Description:

These mayflies typically swarm twice a year in florida and elsewhere. Their bodies are acidic and can eat away at certain surfaces.

Habitat:

Splattered all over your car.

Notes:

There is an urban myth that the University of Florida created them by manipulating DNA to control mosquito populations

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TeijeBrands
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TeijeBrands

Plant City, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2012
Submitted on Sep 14, 2012

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