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Genus Siphloplecton

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Pisciforma
Family Metretopodidae (Cleftfooted Minnow Mayflies)
Genus Siphloplecton
Explanation of Names
Siphloplecton Clemens 1915
7 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)(2)
nearctic genus(2), most diverse in se. US (2 spp. transcontinental in the north)(1)