There are apparently 51 species of Ephemeroptera Mayflies in the UK and I’m not really qualified to identify this with certainty but it looks a bit like E. vulgata.

From Spring Wood last week. We don’t tend to see clouds of Mayflies on the Gill Beck or Tong Park in the same way as they sometimes hatch over the Wharfe for example: but it’s nice to know that they’re there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s