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Families in Green color                                                 Ephemeroptera Details


Insecta:  Pteragota:  Hemimetabola


  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

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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>.