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Plesiomorphon Afrocaenis

(Panephemeroptera Euephemeroptera Euplectoptera Anteritorna Bidentiseta Furcatergaliae  
Fimbriatotergaliae Caenotergaliae Caenoptera Caenis/f3=g1
MadecocercusCaenis/f4=g2TillyardocercusCaenis/f5=g3  
Caenopsella/g1 - pm.Afrocaenis)

Nomen hierarchicum: Afrocaenis/g(1) [g:1982]

In circumscription fits:

gen. Afrocaenis Gillies 1982: 15

plesiomorphon Afrocaenis/g(1): Kluge 2004: 291


References. Gillies 1982: * *; Malzacher 1993: * *


Plesiomorphy of Afrocaenis. Gill operculum retains Y-shaped rib [see Caenoptera (18)], unlike Caenopsella/g2.

Size. Fore wing length 58 mm. 

Distribution. Afrotropical Region.


Nominal species in Afrocaenis/g(1):  

browni Gillies 1982 [Afrocaenis]

major Gillies 1977 [Caenopsella typus nominis Afrocaenis


See also: 

Caenis/f4=g2 INCERTAE SEDIS

Caenoptera INCERTAE SEDIS

Furcatergaliae INCERTAE SEDIS