Mayfly

Rhithrogena germanica

Location

Babies are found in fast moving waters and shallow ponds with lots of oxygen

Adults can live on land, near water, or in the water.

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Characteristics

You can easily identify an adult mayfly by its triangular forewings and two or three long, threadlike tails. Mayflies have delicate, slender bodies.
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Identification

We identified the fly by its distinctive characteristics, its three tails and it triangular wings. I am pretty confident that we found a nymph mayfly because while I was trying to identify it, those were the things I was seeing.
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