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Taxon: Order Ephemeroptera Hyatt & Arms, 1891 - mayflies (insect)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda - (Class) Insecta

Current position

Ephemeroptera (Division) Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 16.

Alternative positions

Hemimetabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 588.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2013: 20.
Palaeoptera (Subclass) Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Palaeoptera (Infraclass)
Paleoptera (Infraclass) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Pterygota ([unranked]) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: table 4.1.

Historical positions

Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2013: 20.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 100.
Pterygota ([unranked]) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: 160-166, table 4.1.
Ephemeroptera (Division) Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 16.
Exopterygota (Division) Ref: M. Chinery, 1997
Paleoptera (Infraclass) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Palaeoptera (Subclass) Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Paleoptera (Infraclass) Ref: G.F. Edmunds Jr., 1982: 330-331.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 226.
Hemimetabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 588, fig. 25-20.
Ephemeria (Superorder) Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 28f;294g;838s;21ss; ‡2s; †19f;46g;65s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 408g;2979s; †103g;196s
2003-present J. Hallan: 21 Feb 2007 408g;2979s; †103g;196s
2013 Z.-Q. Zhang: 20 3,281*[3,124]s; †157s
2011 Z.-Q. Zhang: 100 3,240s
2000 2s; †1s
1990 R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca ~2,100s
1982 G.F. Edmunds Jr. 2so19f[227g]2100s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. 11f;1500s
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