Yearly few days long swarming of the long-tailed mayfliy (Palingenia longicauda) on the river Tisza in Tiszakürt (some 135 km south-east from Budapest). The long-tailed mayfly larves live 3 years under water level in the river banks then swarm out for a one day period of their life to die after mating.

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Long-tailed mayfly swarm
Yearly few days long swarming of the long-tailed mayfliy (Palingenia longicauda) on the river Tisza in Tiszakürt (some 135 km south-east from Budapest). The long-tailed mayfly larves live 3 years under water level in the river banks then swarm out for a one day period of their life to die after mating.

Filename: Long-tailed mayfly swarm 0906150224a.JPG
Source: Attila Volgyi
Date 15 Jun 2009
Location: Tiszakürt Hungary
Credit: Hirsarok / Infosarok
Copyright: Hirsarok.hu / Attila Volgyi
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
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Keywords:
bug
river
swarm
long-tailed mayfly