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Genus Paraleptophlebia

mayfly - Paraleptophlebia mayfly  - Paraleptophlebia Paraleptophlebia Ephemerella Mayfly? - Paraleptophlebia Backyard Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia - female Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia - male Paraleptophlebia helena - voucher specimen, in alcohol - Paraleptophlebia helena
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Furcatergalia
Family Leptophlebiidae (Pronggilled Mayflies)
Genus Paraleptophlebia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
several spp. formerly treated here have been moved to Neoleptophlebia
Explanation of Names
Paraleptophlebia Lestage 1917
our largest mayfly genus, with >30 spp. in our area(1) and 54 spp. total(2)
Holarctic & Oriental, by far more diverse in NA(2)