CLADOENDESIS OF EPHEMEROPTERA

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Ironopsis/g2

(Panephemeroptera Euephemeroptera Euplectoptera Anteritorna Bidentiseta Branchitergaliae
Heptagennota Pentamerotarsata Radulapalpata  Rhithrogena/fg1  
Epeorus/fg1
BleptusEpeorus/fg2IronodesEpeorus/fg3 Iron/g1 Ironopsis/g1 - Ironopsis/g2)

Nomen hierarchicum: Ironopsis/g2 [g:1935] (sine Caucasiron

In circumscription fits:

— subgen. Ironopsis: Edmunds & Jensen & Berner 1976:193

— gen. Ironopsis Traver 1935: 36

— Ironopsis/g2: Kluge 2004: 206

Nominal taxon included: Alpiron/g [g:2006]


References. Traver 1935: * *; – Edmunds & Jensen & Berner 1976: * *; – Kluge 1997d: *; – Kluge 2004: * * *.


Character of Ironopsis/g2 of unclear phylogenetic status. 

(1) Titillators [see Pentamerotarsata (5)] are lost. Non-unique apomorphy (see Index of characters [2.3.15]); among Epeorus/fg3 the same in Epeorus/fg4.

Plesiomorphy of Ironopsis/g2. Unlike Caucasiron, tergalii II–VII have no such sharp projection on costal margin (on its place only a shallow bulge can be present).

Size. Fore wing length 13–20 mm. 

Distribution. Holarctic.


Nominal species in Ironopsis/g2:

alpicola Eaton 1871 [Heptagenia] — typus nominis Alpiron ,

alpinus Hubault 1927 [Iron] — syn.subj. alpicola [Heptagenia]

grandis McDunnough 1924 [Iron] — typus nominis Ironopsis

jugoslavicus Šamal 1939 [Iron] — syn.obj. yougoslavicus [Iron]

permagnus Traver 1935 [Ironopsis]

rheophilus Brodsky 1930 [Iron] --/

sinespinosus Braasch 1978 [Iron] — syn.subj. rheophilus [Iron]

steinmanni Leger 1926 [Iron] — syn.subj. alpicola [Heptagenia]

yougoslavicus Šamal 1935 [Iron]    


See also:

Epeorus/fg3 INCERTAE SEDIS

Radulapalpata INCERTAE SEDIS

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