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Mayfly Taxonomic Structure

 
ORDER SUBORDER INFRAORDER SUPERFAMILY FAMILY DESCRIPTION
Ephemeroptera Mayflies
Carapacea Shieldback
Baetiscidae Armored
Prosopistomatidae (no common mame)
Furcatergalia Forkgill
Lanceolata
Leptophlebiidae Pronggill
Palpotarsa
Behningiidae Tuskless Burrower
Scapphodonta Burrower
Potamanthoidea
Potamanthidae Hacklegill
Euthyplocioidea
Euthyplociidae Sand Burrower
Ephemeroidea
Ephemeridae Common Burrower
Palingeniidae Riverbed Burrower
Polymitarcyidae Pale burrower
Pannota Fusedback
Caenoidea Squaregill
Caenidae Small Squaregill
Neoephemeridae Large Squaregill
Ephemerelloidea Crawler
Ephemerellidae Spiny Crawler
Leptohyphidae Little Stout Crawler
Pisciforma Minnowlike
Acanthametropodidae Sand Minnow
Ameletidae Combmouthed  Minnow
Ametropodidae Sand Minnow
Baetidae Small Minnow
Metretopodidae Cleftfoot Minnow
Siphlonuridae Primitive Minnow
Heptagenioidea
Arthropleidae Palpheaded
Heptageniidae Flatheaded
Isonychiidae Brushlegged
Oligoneuriidae Brushlegged
Pseudironidae Sand Predator
ORDER SUBORDER INFRAORDER SUPERFAMILY FAMILY DESCRIPTION

Created: 08/04/2004   Last modified: 06/04/2014    www.FlyfishingEntomology.com