The family Baetidae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera): synthesis and future challenges

  title={The family Baetidae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera): synthesis and future challenges},
  author={Jean-Luc Gattolliat and C. Nieto},
  journal={Aquatic Insects},
  pages={41 - 62}
  • Jean-Luc Gattolliat, C. Nieto
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Geography
  • Aquatic Insects
  • The systematics of the Baetidae has been the subject of much attention during the last three decades, with descriptions of new species and genera as well as several generic revisions. The family now encompasses about 100 genera and 900 species which constitute one-quarter of the world's mayfly diversity. It is thus an opportune time to evaluate the pertinence of these works. The diversity of the Baetidae of the different realms is discussed with emphasis on the rate of endemism and… CONTINUE READING
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