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            FAMILIES OF EPHEMEROPTERA

 

Families in Green color                                                                     Ephemeroptera Details

 

Insecta:  Pteragota:  Hemimetabola

EPHEMEROPTERA

  Baetidae - small minnow mayflies

  Baetiscidae (Baetisca) - armored mayflies

  Caenidae - small squaregills

  Ephemeridae - common burrowers

  Heptageniidae - flatheaded mayflies

 

Isonychiidae (Isonychia) - brushlegged mayflies

Leptohyphidae (Tricorythodes) - stout little crawlers

Leptophlebiidae - pronggills

Polymitarcyidae (Ephoron) - pale burrowers

Potomanthidae (Anthopotamus) - hacklegills

References      Citations     Sample Examinations

 

 

 

Details of Insect Taxonomic Groups

 

          Examples of beneficial species occur in almost every insect order, and considerable information on morphology and habits has been assembled.  Therefore, the principal groups of insect parasitoids and predators provide details that refer to the entire class Insecta.  These details are available at <taxnames.htm>.