Definition of Ephemeroptera

1. Noun. Mayflies.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ephemeroptera

Eosphorus
Eostre
Epacridaceae
Epacris impressa
Epacris obtusifolia
Epacris purpurascens
Eperythrozoon coccoides
Eperythrozoon ovis
Eperythrozoon suis
Eperythrozoon wenyoni
Eph.
Ephedra sinica
Ephedraceae
Ephemerida
Ephemeridae
Ephemeroptera (current term)
Ephes.
Ephesan
Ephesian
Ephesians
Ephestia
Ephestia elutella
Ephesus
Ephippidae
Ephippiorhynchus
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Ephraim
Ephthalite
Ephthalites
EpiP serine protease

Literary usage of Ephemeroptera

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1. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"Order Ephemeroptera. This order includes what are known as "May-" or "day- flies," the names indicating either the time at which they first appear or the ..."

2. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"The largest percentage change was noted in the order Ephemeroptera, ... In August 1980, the Ephemeroptera comprised 29.4 percent—a 24.2 percent decrease ..."

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