18 Sep 2020

Critter of the Week: The Karāroa Mayfly

From Afternoons, 3:35 pm on 18 September 2020

New Zealand has many species of mayfly, but none are quite like the Karāroa mayfly.

The male adults have unique eyes that make it easier for them to see the ladies – this is important as they only have a few days to find love, explains Doc's Nicola Toki.

Aupouriella pohei

Aupouriella pohei Photo: Stephen Moore Landcare Research_ Photo accquired via Stephen Pohe