Female: Lower Wing Venation
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Species:||Mayfly (Cloeon cf paradieniense)|
|This Photo:||Female: Profile|
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This female was about 6mm long, with 10mm long tail cerci, found dead. Notice it has no hind wings (a species trait), nor the strange eyes of the male.
To re-iterate, Mayflies are the only insects other than Flies (Diptera order) where some species have 2 wings not 4.