Facts Related to Mayflies DelmanExpert Pest Control Service
May flies most likely get their common name from their typical emergence during the month of May, despite their name mayflies are not actually flies. They are aquatic insects and are an important food source for fish and reptiles.
Their most distinguish features are their two or three tails that are often longer than their bodies.
For allergy sufferers, mayflies could be a source of seasonal allergies. When they die, their molted skin and bodies break up and are easily carried by the wind. The lifespan of mayflies are few minutes to few days. They cannot eat because of the absence of the functional mouth. They are capable of surviving only in clean water and hence are indicator of the water pollution.