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A small insect with a wing span of about 10 mm. Its front legs were held out in front like antennae. A small head supported two large close-set brown cup-shaped eyes. The wings were clear and the slim abdomen had two long thin cerci which the insect waved around persistently.
Spotted under bright lights near an underground stream.
I am yet to work out the exact ID for this mayfly with fascinating eyes. http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoveryce... The nymphs of these insects are aquatic. Adults have a life span of a few hours to a couple of days, hence included in the Order Ephemeroptera - ephemeral lives ! Order: Ephemeroptera