Family Leptophlebiidae Banks 1900 (mayfly)

Insecta - Ephemeroptera - Leptophlebiidae

Alternative spelling: Leptophlebini

Full reference: N. Banks. 1900. New genera and species of Nearctic neuropteroid Insects. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26:239-259

Parent taxon: Furcatergalia according to T. H. Ogden et al. 2009

See also Banks 1900, Carpenter 1992, Kluge 2004, McCafferty and Edmunds 1979 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Fimbriatotergaliae, Fossoriae, Pannota, Pantricorythi, Potamanthiidae

Subtaxa: Atalophlebiinae Choroterpes Lepismophlebia Leptoneta Leptophlebia Leptophlebiinae Paraleptophlebia

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Type: Leptophlebia

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of China (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Mexico (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Denmark (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (1: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Mongolia (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 20 collections including 32 occurrences

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