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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
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: Pannota
Superfamiliae: Ephemerelloidea - Caenoidea

Pannota McCafferty & Edmunds 1979

Jacobus, L.M.; McCafferty, W.P. 2006: Reevaluation of the phylogeny of the Ephemeroptera infraorder Pannota (Furcatergalia), with adjustment to higher classification. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 132: 81–90, 429-430.

Vernacular names
English: Fused-back Mayflies

Pannota is a suborder of mayflies. One of the differences between this suborder and its sister group Schistonota concerns the degree of fusion of the wing pads in the final-stage nymph; in Schistonota, the degree of fusion along the mesothorax is more than half the fore-wing length while in Pannota the degree of fusion is less than half that length. Other differences between the two groups include the morphology of the gills and also behavioural differences. Schistonota nymphs are mostly active swimmers, burrowers and sprawlers, while Pannota nymphs are more passive, slow-moving crawlers.[1]

The following superfamilies and families are recognised:[2]

Superfamily Caenoidea
Superfamily Ephemerelloidea


Berner, Lewis; Pescador, Manuel L. (1988). The Mayflies of Florida. University Press of Florida. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-8130-0845-5.
"Ephemoptera: Mayflies". The Tree of Life Web Project. 2002. Retrieved 2015-05-31.

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