CLADOENDESIS OF EPHEMEROPTERA

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Caudatella

(Panephemeroptera Euephemeroptera Euplectoptera Anteritorna Bidentiseta Furcatergaliae  
Ephemerella/fg1
Tricorythus/fg1Ephemerella/fg2Timpanoga/fg1Ephemerella/fg3Torleya/g1Ephemerella/fg4 - Caudatella)

Nomen hierarchicum: Caudatella/g(1) [g:1959]

In circumscription fits:

subgen. Caudatella Edmunds 1959: 546

gen. Caudatella: Allen 1980: 77

Caudatella/g(1): Kluge 2004: 305


References. Edmunds 1959: * *; Allen & Edmunds 1960: * *; Edmunds & Jensen & Berner 1976: * *; Kluge 2004: * *


Autapomorphy of Caudatella.

(1) Larval, subimaginal and imaginal paracercus is much longer than (1.34 times) cerci (unlike other Ephemerella/fg2, whose paracercus is subequal to cerci).

Plesiomorphies of Caudatella. Maxilla is biting [see Ephemerella/fg1 (16)]. Larval thorax without projections characteristic for Cincticostella/g1 or Notacanthella. Larval fore legs are non-grasping (unlike Drunella).

Size. Fore wing length 612 mm. 

Distribution. Western Nearctic.


Nominal species in Caudatella/g(1): 

 californica Allen & Edmunds 1961 [Ephemerella (Caudatella) heterocaudata]  

 cascadia Allen & Edmunds 1961 [Ephemerella (Caudatella)] syn.subj. hystrix [Ephemerella]

 circia Allen & Edmunds 1961 [Ephemerella (Caudatella) heterocaudata]  

 columbiella McDunnough 1935 [Ephemerella] syn.subj. heterocaudata [Ephemerella]

 edmundsi Allen 1959 [Ephemerella]

 heterocaudata McDunnough 1929 [Ephemerella] typus nominis Caudatella

hystrix Traver 1934 [Ephemerella]

 jacobi McDunnough 1939 [Ephemerella]

 orestes Allen & Edmunds 1961 [Ephemerella (Caudatella)]

spinosa Mayo 1951 [Ephemerella] syn.subj. hystrix [Ephemerella]


See also: 

Ephemerella/fg3 INCERTAE SEDIS 

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