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Genus Paraleptophlebia

Purple Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia white and brown mayfly with orange eyes - Paraleptophlebia - male Pronggilled Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia mayfly - Paraleptophlebia mayfly  - Paraleptophlebia Paraleptophlebia vaciva - male Reddish mayfly - Paraleptophlebia praepedita Paraleptophlebia guttata
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)