Female, Wing Venation
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Species:||Mayfly (Cloeon cf paradieniense)|
|This Photo:||Female, Lower Wing Venation|
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This female was ~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.