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Plesiomorphon Afghanurus/g2

(Panephemeroptera Euephemeroptera Euplectoptera Anteritorna Bidentiseta Branchitergaliae
Heptagennota Pentamerotarsata Radulapalpata
Heptagenia/f5=g4 
Ecdyonurus/fg1 Leucrocuta/f1=Afghanurus/g1 - pm.Afghanurus/g2)

Nomen hierarchicum: Afghanurus/g2 [g:1964] (sine Leucrocuta). 
Possibly, the name Afghanurus should be substituted by an older name Compsoneuriella or Notonurus.

In circumscription fits:

gen. Nixe Flowers 1980: 299

gen. Afghanurus: Braasch 1981: 128

plesiomorphon Afghanurus/g2: Kluge 2004: 180

Nominal taxa included:

Paracinygmula/g [g:1975] 

Nixe/g [g:1980] 

Akkarion/g [g:1980]


Reference. Flowers 1980: * *; Kluge 2004: * * *.


Plesiomorphy of Afghanurus/g2. Primarily swimming setae [vestigial see Pentamerotarsata (6)] are retained (unlike Leucrocuta/fg1).

Size. Fore wing length 59 mm.

Distribution. Holarctic (dominate in Eastern Palaearctic and Nearctic).


Nominal species in Afghanurus/g2:

bajkovae Kluge (in Tshernova & Kluge &  Sinitshenkova & Belov) 1986 [Ecdyonurus] syn.obj. zhiltzovae [Paracinygmula]

bella Allen & Cohen 1977 [Heptagenia]

criddlei McDunnough 1927 [Heptagenia]

dentata Braasch 1979 [Heptagenia] syn.subj. joernensis [Ecdyurus]

dorothae Webb & McCafferty 2011 [Nixe]

flavomaculatus Aro 1928 [Ecdyonurus] syn.subj. joernensis [Ecdyurus]

flowersi McCafferty 1982 [Nixe]

imanica Bajkova 1972 [Rhithrogena] syn.subj.  simplicioides [Heptagenia]

inconspicua McDunnough 1924 [Heptagenia]

joernensis Bengtsson 1909 [Ecdyurus] --/

littorosus Kang & Yang 1994 [Nixe (Nixe)]

lucidipennis Clemens 1913 [Ecdyurus] typus nominis Nixe

mitificus Kang & Yang 1994 [Nixe (Nixe)]

mongolica Bajkova & Varykhanova 1978 [Heptagenia] syn.subj. joernensis [Ecdyurus]

obscurus Kang & Yang 1994 [Nixe (Nixe)]

otiosa McDunnough 1935 [Heptagenia] syn.subj. criddlei [Heptagenia]

perfida McDunnough 1926 [Heptagenia]

rodocki Traver (in Needham & Traver & Hsu) 1935 [Heptagenia] syn.subj. simplicioides [Heptagenia]

rubrofasciatus Brodsky 1930 [Ecdyonurus] --/

rusticalis McDunnough 1931 [Heptagenia]

simplicioides McDunnough 1924 [Heptagenia] --/

stubbei Braasch 1979 [Ecdyonurus] syn.subj. joernensis [Ecdyurus]

subspinosa Braasch & Soldán 1988 [Nixe] syn.subj. zhiltzovae [Paracinygmula]

tianshanica Kustareva 1984 [Stenonema] syn.subj. rubrofasciatus [Ecdyonurus]

vicinus Demoulin 1964 [Afghanurus] --/

werestschagini Tshernova 1952 [Heptagenia] syn.subj. simplicioides [Heptagenia]

zhiltzovae Bajkova 1975 [Paracinygmula] --/


Examined also:

sp.n. (south India) --/


See also:

Leucrocuta/f1=Afghanurus/g1 INCERTAE SEDIS

Ecdyonurus/fg1 INCERTAE SEDIS

Radulapalpata INCERTAE SEDIS

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