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Insects and other arthropods

A food source

Mayfly, or shadfly, Québec, Canada.
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (André Payette)

Insects are eaten widely as both larvae and adults. For example, mayfly larvae are eaten by aquatic insects and fish. Once they reach adulthood, mayflies are a food source for dragonflies, birds and other insect-eating animals.

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