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EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

BAETIDAE Leach, 1815 (a family of mayflies) Family  
Cloeon dipterum Linnaeus, 1761 (a mayfly)
Female - dorsal view
Species  
CAENIDAE Newman, 1853 (a family of mayflies)
Caenis (a genus of mayflies), eg: Caenis horaria (a mayfly) - Female adult - dorso-lateral view
Family 2 ident refs
EPHEMERELLIDAE Klapalek, 1909 (a family of mayflies) Family  
Serratella ignita (Poda, 1761) (Blue-winged Olive)
Side view
Species  
EPHEMERIDAE Latreille, 1810 (a family of mayflies)
Ephemera (Zoo.) (a genus of mayflies), eg: Ephemera danica (Green Drake) - Dorsal view
Family  
HEPTAGENIIDAE Needham, 1901 (a family of mayflies) Family  
Unidentified Ecdyonurus (Unidentified A Genus Of Mayflies)
Female adult - dorso-lateral view
Unidentified  
Electrogena affinis (Eaton, 1883) (a mayfly) Species 1 ident refs
LEPTOPHLEBIIDAE Banks, 1900 (a family of mayflies) Family  
Paraleptophlebia submarginata (Stephens, 1835) (a mayfly)
Lateral view
Species  
Unidentified Ephemeroptera (Unidentified Mayflies, Upwinged Flies)
Side view - in situ
Unidentified  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Elliot, J.M. & Humpsch, U.H., 1980 Eggs of Ephemeroptera
Elliott, J.M. & Humpesch, U.H., 1983 A Key to the Adults of the British Ephemeroptera with notes on their ecology
Harker, J., 1989 Mayflies
Kimmins, D.E., 1950 Ephemeroptera
Macadam, C. & Bennett, C., 2010 A Pictorial Guide to the British Ephemeroptera
Nilsson, A. (ed.), 1996 Aquatic Insects of North Europe

Freshwater

Greenhalgh, M. & Ovenden, D., 2007 Freshwater Life of Britain and Northern Europe

Nymphs

Elliott, J.M., Humpesch, U.H. & Macan, T.T., 1988 Larvae of British Ephemeroptera: a key with ecological notes
FBA Key to Larvae of British Mayflies (Ephemeroptera)
Harker, J., 1989 Mayflies
Macadam, C. & Bennett, C., 2010 A Pictorial Guide to the British Ephemeroptera
Module 4: advanced identification of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) and stoneflies (Plecoptera): https://www.fba.org.uk/identification-freshwater-invertebrates-species-level-distance-learning-course Module 4: advanced identification of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) and stoneflies (Plecoptera)
Macan, T.T., 1961 A Key to the Nymphs of the British Species of Ephemeroptera
Nilsson, A. (ed.), 1996 Aquatic Insects of North Europe

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references to EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies)

EPHEMEROPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 feeding and other relationships of EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies)

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