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Fossil mayflies can be used to 'weigh' ancient atmospheres
...the last quarter-billion years, at least so far as mayflies
can tell us." Members of the insect order Ephemeroptera, with some 2,000 species, mayflies
are found around the world in freshwater habitats. They are much beloved by fly fishermen, who know...
Burrowing mayfly swarms signal a healthier ecosystem, USGS scientists say
...ologist Thomas Edsall says the clouds of burrowing mayflies
emerging fromwestern Lake Erie this summer are a w...e water's clean out there," Edsall says. Burrowing mayflies
are large aquatic insects that spend most of their lives --about two years -- in their larval form, ...
New Research Shows That Swarms Of Mayflies Are Laying Their Eggs On Roads Rather
Tar Babies Adult mayflies
have only a few hours in which to find a mate and ...raining Collegein Eger, Hungary, noticed swarms of mayflies
laying eggs on the surface of localroads, where their broods quickly dried up and perished. Now, tog...