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Palingenia longicauda

The aquatic larvae of the long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) are living in the clay of the river bed of the Tisza River. At an age of three years and a size of about ten centimetres this larva of the mayfly is almost ready to emerge from the water and it already shows the developing wings. Tisza blooming (Tiszavirágzás). It is when millions of long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) are rising in huge clouds, reproduce, and perish, all in just a few hours.

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Solvin Zankl
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Freshwaters | Süßwasser
The aquatic larvae of the long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) are living in the clay of the river bed of the Tisza River. At an age of three years and a size of about ten centimetres this larva of the mayfly is almost ready to emerge from the water and it already shows the developing wings. Tisza blooming (Tiszavirágzás). It is when millions of long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) are rising in huge clouds, reproduce, and perish, all in just a few hours.