ephemeropteran


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ephemeropteran

(iːˌfɛməˈrɒptərən)
n
(Animals) another word for ephemerid
adj
(Animals) of or relating to the Ephemeroptera
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Noun1.ephemeropteran - short-lived insectephemeropteran - short-lived insect      
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
Plectophera - in some former classifications: name for the Ephemeroptera
dayfly, mayfly, shadfly - slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days
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This trace also bears significant resemblance to the unnamed ephemeropteran body imprint described by Knecht et al.
In the main channel, the ephemeropteran Family Baeticidae and the dipteran larvae of Family Chironomidae were almost equally abundant, 22.
occurred in >5% of samples) dietary categories were identified: chironomid larvae; ephemeropteran nymphs; simuliid larvae; trichopteran larvae; unknown invertebrates; amorphous detritus.
In contrast, there was only one ephemeropteran found in one sample in the DISC and none in DS_5m.
In addition, seven species (one pseudoscorpion, one collembolan, one bivalve, one ephemeropteran, and three trichopterans) are removed from the state list and a synthesis of new distributional records and changes in nomenclature are provided for several species.
The chironomids (species of the genera Cricotopus and Polypedilum), oligochaetes (mainly Naididae), the hirudinean Erpobdella octoculata, the trichopteran Agraylea multipunctata, the ephemeropteran Caenis sp.
Among the other macrobenthic and pseudomeiobenthic groups, three taxa were the most frequent in the samples: the crustacean Asellus aquaticus (8 sites, in the lagoons and lakes), the ephemeropteran Caenis sp.
In a previous study, streams from two neighboring counties in southeast Texas (Walker and San Jacinto counties) were monitored monthly for a period of one year regarding their ephemeropteran community diversity responses to fluctuating physical/chemical parameters.
93 calories for ephemeropterans in the summer, indicating four times as many chironomids will need to be consumed to equal one ephemeropteran.
Ephemeropteran, trichopteran and dipteran larva comprised the majority of darter prey items, although a few other taxa, particularly ostracods, were also present (Fig.