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Heptageniidae (Ephemeroptera) of the World. Part I: Phylogenetic Higher Classification

  title={Heptageniidae (Ephemeroptera) of the World. Part I: Phylogenetic Higher Classification},
  author={W. P. Mccafferty},
  • W. P. Mccafferty
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Twenty-nine monophyletic species groups based on the study of nearly 200 species of the Ephemeroptera family Heptageniidae from North and Central America, Africa, Eurasia, and Southeast Asia were subjected to cladistic analysis in order to hypothesize their interrelationships and produce a framework for a strict phylogenetic higher classification for the family. As a result, three sequentially derived major clades are recognized as the subfamilies Ecdyonurinae, Heptageniinae, and Rhithrogeninae… CONTINUE READING
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