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Your insect is probably a mayfly

A small mayfly

Order: Ephemeroptera
Body length: 5 - 40mm
Species: World - 2500, UK - 46

The mayfly is the most primitive winged insect on Earth today. Mayflies spend most of their lives as larvae in freshwater streams. Then they shed their skins and emerge into the air as adults with wings.

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