Ephemeroptera

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Fig. 150 Ephemeroptera . Ephemera sp.

Ephemeroptera

an order of the class Insecta, containing the mayflies. They are EXOPTERGYOTES, and spend the great majority of their life in the nymphal stage and only a few minutes or hours in the nonfeeding, adult stage.
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If the maker of the body imprint has been correctly identified, then the trace represents one of the first records of ephemeropterans.
Nevertheless, all taxa relied heavily on ephemeropterans and may compete for resources at some level.
The bottle-traps sometimes caught other insects including bush crickets, cantharid beetles, ephemeropterans, plecopterans, tipulids and various other dipterans.
Ephemeropterans and Trichopterans are not usual prey items for eastern pipistrelles; however, they dominate the diet when they are found.
In August, hemipterans, molluscs, chironomids, and ephemeropterans together composed 69% of the stomach contents by weight.
These disparities were mostly due to large numbers of Ephemeropterans collected at Winous Point (a Lake Erie coastal wetland) in traps set at lakeside and in an adjacent diked coastal marsh.