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May fly with eggs? - Ephemerella invaria

May fly with eggs? - Ephemerella invaria
Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 12, 2009
Size: 6 mm
There were many of these flying over my driveway during the evening. all appeared to have an orange mass under their abdomen. eggs?

Sorry for bad images

Really neat!
I don't think the image quality is so bad, and it's really cool to see the egg mass.

Yes...
this looks like Ephemerella invaria. Their method of oviposition is known as "bombing"--they release the entire egg mass from the air or sometimes by momentarily contacting the surface of the water.

 
Cool
Thanks both for the info and ID. will keep this image

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