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Family Leptophlebiidae - Pronggilled Mayflies

aquatic nymph - Leptophlebia intermedia the swarm is here - Leptophlebia mayfly - Leptophlebia Leptophlebiidae, genus Paraleptophlebia - Paraleptophlebia Mayfly - Leptophlebia nebulosa - male some Ephemeroptera - Leptophlebia Leptophlebia nebulosa? - Leptophlebia nebulosa Leptophlebia - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Family Leptophlebiidae (Pronggilled Mayflies)
one of the largest mayfly families, with 67 spp. in 9 genera in our area (~2/3 are in Paraleptophlebia)(1) and ~650 spp. in >140 genera worldwide(2)
unlike many other groups, this family is most diverse in warmer climes globally(2)
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