Pisciformia

Female Baetis subimago, copyright Jason Neuswanger.


Belongs within: Ephemeroptera.
Contains: Heptageniomorpha, Siphlonuroidea.

The Pisciformia is a group of mayflies characterised by nymphs with a fish-like body form and swimming mode.

See also: Everything you knew about mayflies is wrong.

<==Pisciformia
    |--+--+--Aenigmephemeridae GE05
    |  |  `--Heptageniomorpha GE05
    |  `--Epeoromimidae GE05
    |       |--Foliomimus S02a
    |       `--Epeoromimus Tshernova 1969 S02b
    |            |--E. cretaceous Sinitshenkova 1976 S02b
    |            |--E. infractus Sinitshenkova 1989 S02b
    |            |--E. kazlauskasi KS02
    |            `--E. umbratus Sinitshenkova 2002 S02b
    `--Baetomorpha [Tridentiseta] KS02
         |--Siphlonuroidea GE05
         `--Baetoidea [Tetramerotarsata] KS02
              |--Siphlaenigma KS02
              `--Liberevenata KS02
                   |  i. s.: Palaeocloeon KS02
                   `--Baetidae [Turbanoculata] KS02
                        |--Cloeon emmavillensis Riek 1954 KS02, F71
                        |--Baetis M86
                        |    |--B. amoenus Takahashi 1931 [=Boetis (l. c.) amoenus] TYM08
                        |    |--B. lutheri M86
                        |    |--B. magnus Takahashi 1931 TYM08
                        |    `--B. vardarensis Ikonomov 1962 M86
                        `--Centroptilum rotundum Takahashi 1929 TYM08

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[F71] Fletcher, H. O. 1971. Catalogue of type specimens of fossils in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Australian Museum Memoir 13: 1-167.

[GE05] Grimaldi, D., & M. S. Engel. 2005. Evolution of the Insects. Cambridge University Press: New York.

[KS02] Kluge, N. Yu., & N. D. Sinitshenkova. 2002. Order Ephemerida Latreille, 1810. The true mayflies (=Ephemeroptera Hyatt et Arms, 1891 (s. l.); =Euephemeroptera Kluge, 2000. In History of Insects (A. P. Rasnitsyn & D. L. J. Quicke, eds) pp. 89-97. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

[M86] Marten, M. 1986. Drei für Deutschland neue und weitere, selten gefundene Eintagsfliegen aus der Fulda (Insecta, Ephemeroptera). Spixiana 9 (2): 169-173.

[S02a] Sinitshenkova, N. D. 2002a. Ecological history of the aquatic insects. In History of Insects (A. P. Rasnitsyn & D. L. J. Quicke, eds) pp. 388-426. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

[S02b] Sinitshenkova, N. D. 2002b. New late Mesozoic mayflies from the Shar-Teeg locality, Mongolia (Insecta, Ephemerida = Ephemeroptera). Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal 2002 (3): 43-48 (transl. Paleontological Journal 36 (3): 270-276).

[TYM08] Tennent, W. J., M. Yasuda & K. Morimoto. 2008. Lansania Journal of arachnology and zoology—a rare and obscure Japanese natural history journal. Archives of Natural History 35 (2): 252-280.

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