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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Pisciformia
Superfamilia: Heptagenioidea

Familia: Heptageniidae
Genus: Heptagenia
Species: H. samochai – H. sulphurea – H. whitingi –

Webb, J.M.; Sun, L.; McCafferty, W.P.; Ferris, V.R. 2007: A new species and new synonym in Heptagenia Walsh (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae: Heptageniinae) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Journal of insect science, 7(63)

Heptagenia is a genus of flatheaded mayflies in the family Heptageniidae. There are at least 20 described species in Heptagenia.[1][2][3][4][5]


These 27 species belong to the genus Heptagenia:

Heptagenia adaequata McDunnough, 1924 i c g
Heptagenia chinensis Ulmer, 1920 c g
Heptagenia culacantha Evans, Botts and Flowers, 1985 i c g
Heptagenia dalecarlica Bengtsson, 1912 c g
Heptagenia dolosa Traver, 1935 i c g
Heptagenia elegantula (Eaton, 1885) i c g b
Heptagenia flava Rostock, 1878 c g
Heptagenia flavata Navás, 1922 c g
Heptagenia flavescens (Walsh, 1862) i c g b
Heptagenia guranica Belov, 1981 c g
Heptagenia joernensis g
Heptagenia julia Traver, 1933 i c g
Heptagenia kyotoensis Gose, 1963 c g
Heptagenia longicauda (Stephens, 1836) c g
Heptagenia marginalis Banks, 1910 i c g b
Heptagenia nubila Kimmins, 1937 c g
Heptagenia patoka Burks, 1946 i c g
Heptagenia pectoralis Matsumura, 1931 c g
Heptagenia perflava Brodsky, 1930 c g
Heptagenia pulla (Clemens, 1913) i c g
Heptagenia quadripunctata Kluge, 1989 c g
Heptagenia samochai (Demoulin, 1973) c g
Heptagenia solitaria McDunnough, 1924 i c g b
Heptagenia sulphurea (Müller, 1776) c g
Heptagenia townesi Traver, 1935 i c g
Heptagenia traverae Braasch, 1986 c g
Heptagenia whitingi Webb and McCafferty in Webb, Sun, McCafferty and Ferris, 2007 i c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]

"Deuterophlebia Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
"Browse Deuterophlebia". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
"Deuterophlebia". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
"Deuterophlebia Genus: Information". Retrieved 2018-05-04.

"Mayfly Central". Retrieved 2018-05-04.

Chinery, Michael (1986). Collins Guide to the Insects of Britain and Western Europe. London: Collins. ISBN 0-00-219170-9.

Further reading

Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
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. Springer. 595 (1): 339–350. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7_37.
Barber-James, H.; Sartori, M.; Gattolliat, J-L.; Webb, J. (2013). "World checklist of freshwater Ephemeroptera species". Retrieved 2018-05-04.
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.
Edmunds Jr., George F. (1972). "Biogeography and evolution of Ephemeroptera". Annual Review of Entomology. Annual Reviews. 17 (1): 21–42. doi:10.1146/annurev.en.17.010172.000321.
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.

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