Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

June 2001


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Molineri, Peters, and Maria del Carmen Zufiiga de Cardoso.


ABSTRACT: A new family Coryphoridae is proposed in the superfamily Ephemerelloidea for the monotypic genus Coryphorus. Characters that distinguish Coryphoridae from all other Ephemerelloidea are discussed. The male imago, male subimago, female imago, and egg of Coryphorus aquilus Peters are described for the first time.

RESUMEN: Se propone a Coryphoridae como una nueva familia de Ephemerelloidea para el gdnero monotipico Coryphorus. Se discuten los caracteres que distinguen a Coryphoridae del resto de 10s Ephemerelloidea. Se describen por primera vez el imago macho, subimago macho, imago hembra y huevo de Coryphorus aquilus Peters.

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