Baetodes Needham & Murphy 1924

Nieto, Carolina, Grillet, Maria-Eugenia, Domínguez, Eduardo, Molineri, Carlos & Guerrero, Edmundo, 2011, The Family Baetidae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) from Venezuelan Guayana’s Uplands, Zootaxa 2808, pp. 1-17: 3

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10.5281/zenodo.277093

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scientific name

Baetodes Needham & Murphy 1924
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Baetodes Needham & Murphy 1924 

This genus, original described by Needham & Murphy (1924) from Brazil, is the most species rich genus in the Neotropics. Baetodes  is distributed from Arizona to Argentina, including it more than forty species ( Edmunds, 1950, Demoulin, 1955, Mayo, 1968, 1972 & 1973, Cohen & Allen, 1972, 1978, Koss, 1972, Flowers 1987, McCafferty & Provonsha, 1993, Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995, Nieto, 2004 and Salles & Polegatto, 2008). Three species were described from Venezuela, two of them from adults: Baetodes arawak (Traver)  and Baetodes spinifer Traver  and one from nymphs: Baetodes peniculus Mayo. Herein  , Baetodes proiectus Mayo  is firstly reported.