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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.

Clicking on a species name will take you to a species page, with further information.

Phylum Arthropoda  
Class Insecta  
Order Plecoptera  
Family
Photos by: Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH USA 84602
 
Taeniopterygidae
   GenusBrachyptera
   Species Brachyptera risi
(Morton 1896)
Family
Photos by: Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH USA 84602
 
Nemouridae
   GenusAmphinemura
   Species Amphinemura sulcicollis
(Stephens 1836)
   GenusNemoura
   Species Nemoura avicularis
Morton 1894
   Species Nemoura cinerea
(Retzius 1783)
   GenusNemurella
   Species Nemurella pictetii
Klapálek 1900
   GenusProtonemura
   Species Protonemura meyeri
(Pictet 1841)
   Species Protonemura praecox
(Morton 1894)
Family
Photos by: Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH USA 84602
 
Leuctridae
   GenusLeuctra
   Species Leuctra fusca
(Linnaeus 1758)
   Species Leuctra hippopus
Kempny 1899
   Species Leuctra inermis
Kempny 1899
   Species Leuctra nigra
(Olivier 1811)
Family
Photos by: Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH USA 84602
 
Capniidae
   GenusCapnia
   Species Capnia atra
Morton 1896
   Species Capnia bifrons
(Newman 1839)
Family
Isoperla grammatica (Poda 1761)
 
Perlodidae
   GenusDiura
   Species Diura bicaudata
(Linnaeus 1758)
   GenusIsoperla
   Species Isoperla grammatica
(Poda 1761)
   GenusPerlodes
   Species Perlodes microcephalus
(Pictet 1833)
Family
Example of Family Perlidae, North American species
 
Perlidae
   GenusDinocras
   Species Dinocras cephalotes
(Curtis 1827)
   GenusPerla
   Species Perla bipunctata
Pictet 1833
Family
Photos by: Dr. C. Riley Nelson, Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UTAH USA 84602
 
Chloroperlidae
   GenusChloroperla
   Species Chloroperla tripunctata
(Scopoli 1763)
   GenusSiphonoperla
   Species Siphonoperla torrentium
(Pictet 1841)

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