Welcome to

The Ephemeroptera Recording Scheme!


This website is dedicated to the study of Ephemeroptera in the British Isles.  You will find information on collecting and identifying British Ephemeroptera, together with information on the distribution, habitats and ecology of all 51 species know from the British Isles.



Online recording

now available!


Details of our survey


Newsletter now available!



Did You Know?

Ephemeroptera are some of the oldest insects known.


There are around 2100 species known from the World.


Mayflies are the only insects to have two winged adult stages

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