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EPHEMEROPTERA (mayflies, upwinged flies)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Ephemeroptera Imago 3 3 21 May 1977 Surrey England

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Family BAETIDAE Leach, 1815 (a family of mayflies)        
Species Cloeon dipterum Linnaeus, 1761 (a mayfly) 10 13 11  
Family CAENIDAE Newman, 1853 (a family of mayflies)        
Genus Caenis Stephens, 1835 (a genus of mayflies) 6 3   2
Family EPHEMERELLIDAE Klapalek, 1909 (a family of mayflies)        
Species Serratella ignita (Poda, 1761) (Blue-winged Olive) 13 5    
Family EPHEMERIDAE Latreille, 1810 (a family of mayflies)        
Genus Ephemera (Zoo.) Linnaeus, 1758 (a genus of mayflies) 36 32    
Family HEPTAGENIIDAE Needham, 1901 (a family of mayflies)        
Genus Ecdyonurus Eaton, 1868 (a genus of mayflies) 13      
Species Electrogena affinis (Eaton, 1883) (a mayfly)       1
Family LEPTOPHLEBIIDAE Banks, 1900 (a family of mayflies)        
Species Paraleptophlebia submarginata (Stephens, 1835) (a mayfly) 9      

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

EPHEMEROPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(hexapods)
INSECTA
(insects)

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

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