Noun(1) slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days
(1) I selected a small gold bead mayfly nymph tied on a size 12 hook, as it was white and clearly visible in the murky water.(2) After the war he became physician to the Commonwealth embassies in Moscow and turned many a stone in search of mayfly larvae, to the bafflement of his footsore minders.(3) He could have added that they also consumed mayfly larvae, caterpillars, beetles, and ants.(4) If so many people of our own time are among the greatest Britons who ever lived, are we developing the long-term memory of a mayfly ?(5) Every day the sun sets behind blurred clouds of stonefly, caddis, midge or mayfly dancing against the horizon.(6) I could clearly see my size 10 mayfly nymph as it proceeded downstream, bumping and lifting off the bottom.(7) When the mayflies emerge from the water as winged adults, they're called ‘duns.’(8) The students are looking at features to encourage biodiversity and create new habitats for sensitive species such as dragonflies and mayflies .(9) The most important insects vary with the season but the bulk of them are either mayflies , caddis, midges or terrestrials.(10) During the breeding season, they also eat insects, especially dragonflies, mayflies , and caddis flies as they emerge from their aquatic larval stage.(11) Such differences strongly suggest convergent reduction in the antennal flagella of odonates and mayflies .(12) Young lads would then get a few farthings for catching dungflies and mayflies .(13) Mayfly hatches appeared to be sparse but trout were still taking artificial mayflies .(14) Also unlike modern mayflies , the larvae apparently did not require flowing water.(15) Rations include a variety of insect larvae, especially mayflies , blackflies, caddis flies, and midges.(16) The first land snails appeared, and insects with wings that can't fold back such as dragonflies and mayflies flourished and radiated.
(1) mayfly :: Eintagsfliege
1. dayfly ::
2. shadfly ::
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