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Family Palingeniidae - Riverbed Burrower Mayflies

Mayfly from my bedroom - Pentagenia vittigera Ephemeridae: Hexagenia? - Pentagenia vittigera Palingeniidae: Pentagenia vittigera? - Pentagenia vittigera Big eye looks similar to dragon fly - Pentagenia vittigera Unknow dragnofly or wasp ? - Pentagenia vittigera Unknown Mayfly - Pentagenia vittigera Mayfly - Pentagenia vittigera - female Mayfly - Pentagenia vittigera - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Infraorder Scapphodonta
Superfamily Ephemeroidea
Family Palingeniidae (Riverbed Burrower Mayflies)
a single genus in our area, with one extant and one recently extinct sp.(1), 32 spp. in 6 genera total (NB: not counting Pentagenia)(2)
Old World(2) (all the genera (except Pentagenia); in our area, e. NA & so. US(1)