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Family Leptophlebiidae - Pronggilled Mayflies

early brown skimmer - Leptophlebia cupida - male Unknown Mayfly - Leptophlebia Leptophlebiidae, genus Habrophlebia - Habrophlebia vibrans Leptophlebia sp? redux  - Leptophlebia cupida - male Paraleptophlebia Is This Diptera? - Leptophlebia Washington Mayfly Washington Mayfly - Neoleptophlebia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Family Leptophlebiidae (Pronggilled Mayflies)
Numbers
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)
Range
unlike many other groups, this family is most diverse in warmer climes globally(2)
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