order Ephemeroptera

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Related to order Ephemeroptera: order Odonata, order Plecoptera
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Noun1.order Ephemeroptera - mayflies
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
ephemerid, ephemeropteran - short-lived insect
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Hence, it contributed to knowledge of the order Ephemeroptera for the Meta department and the Orinoquia region, and expanded the known distribution of the species in Colombia.
Epibenthic taxa overwhelmingly consisted of may flies (Order Ephemeroptera) and stoneflies (Order Plecoptera), mobile taxa that dominate the epibenthic fauna of most stony streams and are very common components of the diet of both fish and invertebrate predators.