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Genus Anthopotamus

Yellowish mayfly - Anthopotamus neglectus Which Mayfly? - Anthopotamus Orange-spotted mayfly - Anthopotamus verticis mayfly 2 - Anthopotamus mayfly - Anthopotamus - male Potamanthidae: Anthopotamus myops? - Anthopotamus Orange-spot-banded mayfly - Anthopotamus Clear-winged pale mayfly - Anthopotamus
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
4 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)(2)
nearctic genus(2), mostly eastern (A. verticis transcontinental)(1)