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Genus Analetris

Analetris eximia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Pisciforma
Family Acanthametropodidae (Sand-dwelling Mayflies)
Genus Analetris
Explanation of Names
Analetris Edmunds 1972
monotypic genus(1)
Mature nymphs to approximately 20mm body length
nw NA(2) (AB-SK-MT-UT)
Large, sand-bottom or mixed sand-mud bottomed rivers; nymphs often taken in deep pools with minimal flow or along deep margins of main flow.
Life Cycle
Probably univoltine. Mature nymphs have been collected from mid- to late summer from Montana, Alberta, & Saskatchewan populations. Adults collected (or reared) mostly from similar dates.
Print References
Lemkuhl D.M. (1976) Additions to the taxonomy, zoogeography, and biology of Analetris eximia (Acanthametropodinae: Siphlonuridae: Ephemeroptera). Canadian Entomologist 108: 199-207.