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Mayfly, vodencvijet

Ephemera danica


Large flies with three tails and large hind wings. The sub-imago has grey wings, with a yellowish green tinge and heavy venation. The body is creamy yellow with distinctive brown markings on the body segments. The tails are dark grey black and the legs are a creamy olive colour with black markings. In general, the colours of the wings, tails and legs are darker, and the body paler in the male.


Commonly found in clear water rivers and lakes.

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diego771 8 years ago

Wow, it's incredible

injica 8 years ago

Wow koji genijalan stvor!!! Super je, izgleda totalno nestvarno!!

Jopy 8 years ago

Thanks, I will search now...

Chris Burns
Chris Burns 8 years ago

This is a may fly. I don't know what species but it is genus Ephemeroptera

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Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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