The genus Paracloeodes (Insecta : Ephemeroptera : Baetidae) and its presence in South America

  title={The genus Paracloeodes (Insecta : Ephemeroptera : Baetidae) and its presence in South America},
  author={C. R. Lugo-Ortiz and W. R McCafferty},
  • C. R. Lugo-Ortiz, W. R McCafferty
  • Published 2009
The genus Paracloeodes (Insecta : Ephemeroptera : Baetidae) is newly reported from South America. Because of the discovery of species with hindwings and other characteristics not previously associated with Paracloeodes, a redescription of the genus is provided. Cladistic data suggest a South American center of origin for this Panamerican genus. Paracloeodes binodulus, n. sp., is described from larvae from northern Brazil, and is distinguished by the lack of hindwingpads and presence of small… CONTINUE READING

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