Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Type: Article
Published: 2023-09-08
Page range: 243-272
Abstract views: 168
PDF downloaded: 17

Redescription of the subgenus Securiops Jacobus, McCafferty & Gattolliat 2006 (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae, Procloeon Bengtsson 1915)

Department of Entomology; Saint Petersburg State University; Universitetskaya nab.; 7/9; Saint Petersburg; 199034; Russia
Ephemeroptera mayflies systematics South Africa Zambia Tanzania Gambia Thailand

Abstract

The taxon Securiops Jacobus, McCafferty & Gattolliat 2006 is treated here as a subgenus of the genus Procloeon Bengtsson 1915; it shares all characters of Procloeon s. l. and besides them, has peculiar autapomorphies in mouthparts structure. Diagnoses of Cloeon/fg1 (or the tribe Cloeonini sensu Kluge 2016), Procloeon/g1 (or the genus Procloeon sensu Kluge 2016) and Securiops are given. Larvae of the South African species Procloeon (Securiops) falcatum (Crass 1947) comb. n. are described for the first time. Based on reared specimens from Zambia, larvae of Procloeon (Securiops) macafertiorum Lugo-Ortiz (in Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty) 1996 are redescribed; subimagines, imagines and eggs of this species are described for the first time. New larval characters of Procloeon (Securiops) mutadens (Jacobus et al. 2006) comb. n. are reported based on a larva from Gambia. Based on reared specimens from Thailand, larvae of Procloeon (Securiops) primasia (Kaltenbach et al. 2023) comb. n. are redescribed; subimagines, imagines and well-developed eggs of this species are described for the first time. Genitalia of Cheleocloeon excisum (Barnard 1932) are figured for the first time.

 

References

  1. Barnard, K.H. (1932) South African May-flies (Ephemeroptera). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 20, 201–259. https://doi.org/10.1080/00359193209518858
  2. Bengtsson, S. (1915) Eine Namensänderung. Entomologisk Tidskrift, 36 (1), 34.
  3. Bogoescu, C. (1947) Un génre nouveau d’Ephéméroptère trouve en Romanie. Bulletin de la Section Scientifique de l’Académie Roumaine, 29, 602–606.
  4. Crass R.S. (1947) The May-flies (Ephemeroptera) of Natal and the Eastern Cape. Annals of the Natal Museum, 11 (1), 37–100.
  5. Eaton, A.E. (1869) On Centroptilum, a new genus of the Ephemeridae. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 6, 131–132.
  6. Gattolliat, J.-L. (2003) The genera Demoulinia Gillies and Potamocloeon Gillies (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) in Madagascar. Zootaxa, 184 (1), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.184.1.1
  7. Gillies, M.T. (1988) Descriptions of the nymphs of some Afrotropical Baetidae (Ephemeroptera). I. Cloeon Leach and Rhithrocloeon Gillies. Aquatic Insects, 10 (1), 49–59. https://doi.org/10.1080/01650428809361310
  8. Gillies, M.T. (1990a) A new genus for the Afrotropical mayfly, Cloeon dentatum Kimmins (Ephem., Baetidae). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 126, 207–208.
  9. Gillies, M.T. (1990b) A revision of the African species of Centroptilum Eaton (Baetidae, Ephemeroptera). Aquatic Insects, 12 (2), 97–128. https://doi.org/10.1080/01650429009361395
  10. Jacob, U. & Glazaczow, A. (1987) Pseudocentroptiloides, a new baetid genus of Palaearctic and Oriental distribution (Ephemeroptera). Aquatic Insects, 8 (4), 197–206. [1986] https://doi.org/10.1080/01650428609361254
  11. Jacobus, L.M. & McCafferty, W.P. (2005) Validation of Potamocloeon macaferiorum Lugo-Ortiz (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 107 (2), 474–475.
  12. Jacobus, L.M., McCafferty, W.P. & Gattolliat, J.-L. (2006) Taxonomy of Afrotropical Securiops, new genus, and Cloeodes Traver (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). African Entomology, 14 (1), 129–140.
  13. Kaltenbach, T., Phlai-ngam, S., Suttinun, Ch. & Gattolliat, J.-L. (2023) First report of the Afrotropical genus Securiops Jacobus, McCafferty & Gattolliat (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) from Southeast Asia, with description of a new species. ZooKeys, 1157, 127–143. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1157.99642
  14. Kluge, N.J. (1997) Classification and phylogeny of the Baetidae (Ephemeroptera) with description of the new species from the Upper Cretaceous resins of Taimyr. In: Landolt, P. & Sartori, M. (Eds.), Ephemeroptera & Plecoptera. Biology-Ecology-Systematics (Proc. VIII Int. Conf. on Ephemeroptera and XII Int. Symposium on Plecoptera, August 1995, Lausanne). Mauron + Tinguely & Lacht SA, Fribourg, pp. 527–535.
  15. Kluge, N.J. (2004) The phylogenetic system of Ephemeroptera. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 456 pp. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0872-3
  16. Kluge, N.J. (2005) Larval/pupal leg transformation and a new diagnosis for the taxon Metabola Burmeister, 1832 = Oligoneoptera Martynov, 1923. Russian Entomological Journal, 13 (4), 189–229. [2004]
  17. Kluge, N.J. (2012) Non-African representatives of the plesiomorphion Protopatellata (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Russian Entomological Journal, 20 (4), 361–376. https://doi.org/10.15298/rusentj.20.4.02
  18. Kluge, N.J. (2016a) Redescription of the genus Cheleocloeon Wuillot & Gillies 1993 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) with descriptions of three new species from Zambia and Uganda. Zootaxa, 4067 (2), 135–167. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.2.2
  19. Kluge, N.J. (2016b) A new subgenus Oculogaster subgen. n. for viviparous representatives of Procloeon s. l., with discussion about status of the generic name Austrocloeon Barnard 1932 and the species name africanum Esben-Petersen 1913 [Cloeon] (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae). Zootaxa, 4107 (4), 491–516. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4107.4.2
  20. Kluge, N.J. (2020a) New subgenus Monilistylus subgen. n. and a new species Procloeon (Monilistylus) ornatipennis sp. n. (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae: Procloeon). Zootaxa, 4742 (3), 573–587. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4742.3.11
  21. Kluge, N.J. (2020b) Review of Oculogaster Kluge 2016 (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae, Procloeon Bengtsson 1915). Zootaxa, 4820 (3), 401–437. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4820.3.1
  22. Kluge, N.J. (2020c) Demoulinia Gillies 1990 and two unnamed genera of the plesiomorphon Protopatellata (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa, 4820 (3), 438–464. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4820.3.2
  23. Kluge, N.J. (2022a) Taxonomic significance of microlepides on subimaginal tarsi of Ephemeroptera. Zootaxa, 5159 (2), 151–186.
  24. fhttps://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5159.2.1
  25. Kluge N.J. (2022b) Two new species of Waynokiops Hill et al. 2010 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 5182 (1), 41–63. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5182.1.3
  26. Kluge, N.J. & Novikova, E.A. (1992) [Revision of the Palaearctic genera and subgenera of mayflies of the subfamily Cloeoninae (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) with description of new species from the USSR]. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie (Revue d’Entomologie de l’URSS), 71 (1), 60–83. [in Russian, English translation: Entomological Review, 71 (9), 29–54]
  27. Kluge, N.J. & Novikova, E.A. (2011) Systematics of the mayfly taxon Acentrella (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae), with description of new Asian and African species. Russian Entomological Journal, 20 (1), 1–56. https://doi.org/10.15298/rusentj.20.1.01
  28. Kopelke, J.-P. & Müller-Liebenau, I. (1982) Eistrukturen bei Ephemeroptera und deren Bedeutung für die Aufstellung von Artengruppen am Beispiel der europäischen Arten der Gattung Baetis Leach, 1815, (Insecta: Baetidae). Teil I: alpinus-, lutheri-, pavidus- und lapponicus-Gruppe. Gewässer und Abwässer, 68/69, 7–25. https://doi.org/10.1002/mmnd.4800280102
  29. Lugo-Ortiz, C.R. & McCafferty, W.P. (1996) The Bugilliesia complex of African Baetidae (Ephemeroptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 122 (4), 175–197.
  30. Lugo-Ortiz, C.R. & McCafferty, W.P. (1998) Cheleocloeon falcatum (Crass), a new combination for a southern African species previously assigned to Afroptilum Gillies (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). African Entomology, 6 (2), 379–380.
  31. Newman, E. (1853) Proposed division of Neuroptera into two classes. Zoologist, 11 (appendix), 181–204.
  32. Wuillot, J. & Gillies, M.T. (1993) Cheleocloeon, a new genus of Baetidae (Ephemeroptera) from West Africa. Revue d’Hydrobiologie Tropicale, 26 (3), 213–217.