CLADOENDESIS OF EPHEMEROPTERA

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Brasiliocaenis

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

Nomen hierarchicum: Brasiliocaenis/g(1) [g:1975]

In circumscription fits:

— gen. Brasiliocaenis Puthz 1975: 411

—Brasiliocaenis/g(1): Kluge 289


References. Puthz 1975: * *; – Malzacher 1986b: * *; – 1991: *


Autapomorphy of Brasiliocaenis.

(1) Styliger between bases of gonostyli is strongly elongate, and gonostyli [1-segmented – see Caenoptera (5)], arising by sides of this elongated styliger, are contiguous or fused by their median margins with lateral margins of styliger. Unique apomorphy.

Plesiomorphy of Brasiliocaenis. Maxillary palp is 3-segmented (unlike Clypeocaenis/g2).

Size. Fore wing length 2–3 mm. 

Distribution. Amazon Region.


Nominal species in Brasiliocaenis/g(1):

 irmleri Puthz 1975 [Brasiliocaenis]

 mendesi Malzacher 1998 [Brasiliocaenis]

 puthzi Malzacher 1986 [Brasiliocaenis]

 renata Malzacher 1986 [Brasiliocaenis]

 septentrionalis Malzacher 1990 [Brasiliocaenis


Examined:

 sp. (Peru)


See also: 

Caenis/f4=g2 INCERTAE SEDIS

Caenoptera INCERTAE SEDIS

Furcatergaliae INCERTAE SEDIS

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