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Full Taxonomic Checklist
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Below is the Full Taxonomic Checklist. It has been recently updated with taxonomic changes, additions and deletions. These lists include the following taxa — Phylum, Class, Order, Superfamily, Family, Subfamily, Genus, Subgenus, Species and Subspecies. As with full species we only list those taxa present in Ireland. At each level in the taxonomic tree, the taxa are listed alphabetically. So the Subfamilies (if any are recognised) are ordered alphabetically within a Family, Genera alphabetically within Subfamily and/or Family and so on down the taxonomic tree. The only exception is the ordering of the families which follows the latest systematic opinion.

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Phylum Arthropoda  
Class Insecta  
Order Ephemeroptera  
Family
Ecdyonurus dispar (Curtis, 1834)
 
Siphlonuridae
   GenusAmeletus
   Species Ameletus inopinatus
Eaton, 1887
   GenusSiphlonurus
   Species Siphlonurus alternatus
(Say, 1824)
   Species Siphlonurus armatus
Eaton, 1870
   Species Siphlonurus lacustris
Eaton, 1870
Family
Cloeon dipterum (Linnaeus, 1761)
 
Baetidae
   GenusBaetis
   Species Baetis atrebatinus
Eaton, 1870
   Species Baetis fusacatus
(Linnaeus, 1761)
   Species Baetis muticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Baetis rhodani
(Pictet, 1844)
   Species Baetis scambus
Eaton, 1870
   Species Baetis vernus
Curtis, 1834
   Species Baetis muticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusCentroptilum
   Species Centroptilum luteolum
(Muller, 1776)
   GenusCloeon
   Species Cloeon dipterum
(Linnaeus, 1761)
   Species Cloeon simile
Eaton, 1870
   GenusProcloeon
   Species Procloeon bifidum
(Bengttson, 1912)
Family
Example of Family Heptageniidae
 
Heptageniidae
   GenusEcdyonurus
   Species Ecdyonurus dispar
(Curtis, 1834)
   Species Ecdyonurus insignis
(Eaton, 1870)
   Species Ecdyonurus torrentis
Kimmins, 1942
   Species Ecdyonurus venosus
(Fabricus, 1775)
   GenusElectrogena
   Species Electrogena lateralis
(Curtis, 1834)
   GenusHeptagenia
   Species Heptagenia fuscogrisea
(Retzius, 1783)
   Species Heptagenia sulphurea
(Muller, 1776)
   GenusRhithrogena
   Species Rhithrogena germanica
Eaton, 1870
   Species Rhithrogena semicolorata
(Curtis, 1834)
Family
Example of Family Leptophlebiidae
 
Leptophlebiidae
   GenusLeptophlebia
   Species Leptophlebia marginata
(Linnaeus, 1767)
   Species Leptophlebia vespertina
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   GenusParaleptophlebia
   Species Paraleptophlebia cincta
(Retzius, 1783)
   Species Paraleptophlebia werneri
Ulmer 1920
Family
Ephemerella ignita (Poda, 1761)
 
Ephemerelliidae
   GenusEphemerella
   Species Ephemerella ignita
(Poda, 1761)
   Species Ephemerella notata
Eaton, 1887
Family
Example of Family Ephemeridae
 
Ephemeridae
   GenusEphemera
   Species Ephemera danica
Muller, 1764
   Species Ephemera vulgata
Linnaeus, 1758
Family
Example of Family Caenidae
 
Caenidae
   GenusCaenis
   Species Caenis horaria
(Linnaeus, 1758)
   Species Caenis luctuosa
(Burmeister, 1839)
   Species Caenis macrura
Stephens, 1835
   Species Caenis rivulorum
Eaton, 1884

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