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Family Baetidae - Small Minnow Mayflies

Unknown Callibaetis - female Unknown mayfly - Callibaetis Brown-eyed mayfly - Callibaetis ferrugineus Looks like a silverfish with wings - Callibaetis floridanus Callibaetis ? - Callibaetis skokianus Baetis alius ephemeropteran on leaf - Callibaetis ferrugineus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)
Suborder Pisciforma
Family Baetidae (Small Minnow Mayflies)
Numbers
133 spp. in 24 genera in our area(1), ~960 spp. in >100 genera worldwide(2)
Size
Usually less than 15 mm
Identification
Male eyes are large, turban-shaped, and divided into two parts; hind wings very small to absent.
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(1)(2)