Mayfly Metamorphosis

I was vacationing last week in Salt Creek, NY along the Wappinger Creek and took a double portrait of this bug which was resting nears it’s newly shed exoskeleton & just thought I would share.
Barry Hayman
Washington, D.C

Hi Barry,
What a wonderful photo of a newly metamorphosed Mayfly. Despite their name, Mayflies mature during other months as well. Adults only live a few days, long enough to mate.

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