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Published: 2023-10-10
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Revision of the genus Regulaneuria (Ephemeroptera, Heptageniidae,Ecdyonurinae), with description of a new species

State Key Laboratory of Ecological Pest Control for Fujian and Taiwan Crops; College of Plant Protection; Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University; Fuzhou 350002; China
State Key Laboratory of Ecological Pest Control for Fujian and Taiwan Crops; College of Plant Protection; Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University; Fuzhou 350002; China
Ephemeroptera Mayfly taxonomy COI pigmented crossveins Thalerosphy Compsoneuriini

Abstract

Regulaneuria Zhou, a genus of Ecdyonurinae endemic to China, is revised. Regulaneuria chongchongae sp. nov., a new species from Hainan Island of southern China, is described and illustrated at all stage. The differentiated characters that distinguish Regulaneuria from its closely related genus Asionurus are also clarified.

 

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