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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Ephemeroptera
Subordo: Furcatergalia
Infraordo (4): Lanceolata - Palpotarsa - Pannota - Scapphodonta
Name

Furcatergalia Kluge, 1993
Vernacular names
English: Fork-gilled Mayflies

Furcatergalia is a suborder of mayflies in the order Ephemeroptera. There are about 14 families and at least 1,700 described species in Furcatergalia.[1][2][3]
Teloganopsis deficiens

Families

These 14 families belong to the suborder Furcatergalia:

Baetiscidae
Behningiidae (sand-burrowing mayflies)
Caenidae (small squaregilled mayflies)
Ephemerellidae (spiny crawler mayflies)
Ephemeridae (common burrower mayflies)
Euthyplociidae
Leptohyphidae (little stout crawler mayflies)
Leptophlebiidae (pronggilled mayflies)
Neoephemeridae (large squaregill mayflies)
Palingeniidae (riverbed burrower mayflies)
Polymitarcyidae (pale burrower mayflies)
Potamanthidae (hacklegilled burrower mayflies)
Prosopistomatidae
Tricorythidae

References

"Furcatergalia Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-04-13.
"Furcatergalia Suborder Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2019-04-13.

"Mayfly Central". Retrieved 2019-04-13.

Further reading

Barber-James, Helen M.; Gattolliat, Jean-Luc; Sartori, Michel; Hubbard, Michael D. (2008). "Global diversity of mayflies (Ephemeroptera, Insecta) in freshwater". Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Developments in Hydrobiology. 595. Springer. pp. 339–350. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7_37. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0.
Kluge, Nikita (2013). The phylogenetic system of Ephemeroptera. Springer Science & Business Media. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0872-3. ISBN 978-94-015-3942-5. S2CID 39671739.
Campbell, Ian C., ed. (1990). Mayflies and Stoneflies: Life Histories and Biology. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-009-2397-3. ISBN 978-94-010-7579-4. S2CID 39201439.
Edmunds Jr., George F. (1972). "Biogeography and evolution of Ephemeroptera". Annual Review of Entomology. 17: 21–42. doi:10.1146/annurev.en.17.010172.000321.

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