What is this insect

Asked June 15, 2019, 8:37 PM EDT

This insect has a brown tip to the end of its wings

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

This is a type of mayfly. The larvae live and feed in aquatic areas. The adults do not eat and only live for a day or two. The following page provides more information about them and their life cycle. https://projects.ncsu.edu/cals/course/ent425/library/compendium/ephemeroptera.html