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Genus Paraleptophlebia

mayfly - Paraleptophlebia debilis - male Homoeoneuria ammophila? - Paraleptophlebia - male Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia - male Paraleptophlebia bicornuta Paraleptophlebia guttata Paraleptophlebia assimilis - Paraleptophlebia Mayfly larva - Paraleptophlebia Clear Mayfly - Paraleptophlebia debilis
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)