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mayfly

Portuguese translation: efemérida

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English term or phrase:mayfly
Portuguese translation:efemérida
Entered by: Carlos Angelo
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18:56 Jan 22, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
English term or phrase: mayfly
this is a kind of insect, but I need to know it's name in portuguese......... this is for a college project. ty
luciano
efemérida
Explanation:
No Brasil, conforme os dicionários Webster's e o Michaelis.

O Houaiss fornece outros nomes, usados regionalmente:
efemérida - design. comum aos insetos da ordem dos efemerópteros, que constituem importante item alimentar para muitos peixes de água doce; aleluia, besouro-de-maio, borboleta-de-piracema, efêmero, siriruia, sirirujá [Os adultos possuem peças bucais rudimentares, não se alimentam e vivem ger. de um a dois dias.]
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Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 01:47
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
efemérida


Explanation:
No Brasil, conforme os dicionários Webster's e o Michaelis.

O Houaiss fornece outros nomes, usados regionalmente:
efemérida - design. comum aos insetos da ordem dos efemerópteros, que constituem importante item alimentar para muitos peixes de água doce; aleluia, besouro-de-maio, borboleta-de-piracema, efêmero, siriruia, sirirujá [Os adultos possuem peças bucais rudimentares, não se alimentam e vivem ger. de um a dois dias.]


Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 01:47
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  AlphaMike: Synonyms: dayfly (n), shadfly (n).
8 mins

agree  Henrique Serra: certíssimo!
14 mins

agree  Cristina Gridi-Papp
22 mins

agree  José Serodio: «mayfly»é a«Ephemeroptera Galactica»,da família d insectos d ordem dos arquípteros,a q pertencem os «efémeros», insectos caracteriz.p/armadura bucal trituradora,2 pares d asas membranosas semelhantes,e metamorfoses incompletas.
36 mins

agree  María Leonor Acevedo-Miranda
1 hr

agree  Cristina Santos
3 hrs

agree  Will Matter
11 hrs

agree  Herminia Castro: ou apenas "efémera"
14 hrs

agree  Sonia Heidemann
4 days
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