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Genus Tortopus

Adult Male Tortopus sp. (Ephemeroptera:Polymitarcyidae) - Tortopus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Infraorder Scapphodonta
Superfamily Ephemeroidea
Family Polymitarcyidae (Pale Burrower Mayflies)
Genus Tortopus
Explanation of Names
Tortopus Needham & Murphy 1924
Numbers
a single species in our area(1), 10 spp. total(2)
Range
Neotropical group ranging into TX(2)(3)
Habitat
hard clay banks, large rivers(4)