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Noun1.Ephemeridae - mayflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
dayfly, mayfly, shadfly - slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days
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It also may explain the disappearance of the burrowing mayfly, a species that scientists regard as a good water quality yardstick.
Similarly, in Lake Lower Nashotah, the burrowing mayfly Hexagenia was found in bare sediments, but not in Dreissena druses.