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Genus Anthopotamus

Mayfly - Anthopotamus unidentified mayfly - Anthopotamus verticis mayfly 2 - Anthopotamus mayfly - Anthopotamus - male Potamanthidae: Anthopotamus myops? - Anthopotamus Anthopotamus sp.? - Anthopotamus myops 2018-08-14 Pale orange mayfly - Anthopotamus Mayfly2 - Anthopotamus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Infraorder Scapphodonta
Family Potamanthidae (Hacklegilled Burrower Mayflies)
Genus Anthopotamus
Explanation of Names
Anthopotamus McCafferty & Bae 1990
Numbers
4 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)(2)
Range
nearctic genus(2), mostly eastern (A. verticis transcontinental)(1)