CLADOENDESIS OF EPHEMEROPTERA

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Acanthomola/g(1)

(Panephemeroptera Euephemeroptera Euplectoptera Anteritorna Bidentiseta Branchitergaliae
Heptagennota Pentamerotarsata Radulapalpata INCETRTAE SEDIS - Acanthomola)

Nomen hierarchicum: Acanthomola/g(1) [g:1987]

In circumscription fits:

gen. Acanthomola Whiting & Lehmkuhl 1987b: 410


Reference. Whiting & Lehmkuhl 1987b: .


Autapomorphies of Acanthomola.

(1) Mouth apparatus is adapted for carnivorism: Mandibular mola lacks grater. Maxilla without pectinate setae [see Radulapalpata (3)].

Character of Acanthomola of unclear phylogenetic status. 

(2) Larval paracercus is vestigial. Non-unique apomorphy (see Index of characters [1.3.64]); among Heptagennota the same in Epeorus/fg1 and Anepeorus/fg1 only.

Size. Larval body length 9 mm. 

Distribution. Canada.


Nominal species in Acanthomola/g(1):

pubescens Whiting & Lehmkuhl 1987 [Acanthomola]

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