Species List - Central America

Current Number of Valid Species: Central America: 140; Belize: 26; Costa Rica: 89; Guatemala: 68; Hondurus: 39; Nicaragua: 56; Panama: 27; El Salvador: 8.

This list has been compiled and is maintained by Mayfly Central, Purdue University.If you have questions about interpreting the list, see How to read The Mayflies of Central America; if you have questions about the family classification see Higher classification.

BAETIDAE

  • Americabaetis alphus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [NIC]
  • Americabaetis intermedius (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1994) [COS,GUA,NIC]
    • Acerpenna intermedia Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1994 (orig.)
  • Americabaetis lugoi Waltz & McCafferty, 1999 [COS,NIC]
  • Americabaetis pleturus (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1994) [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC,PAN,SAL]
    • Acerpenna pletura Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1994 (orig.)

     

  • Baetis flavistriga McDunnough, 1921 [COS]
    • Baetis caurinus Edmunds & Allen, 1957 (syn.)
    • Baetis levitans McDunnough, 1925 (syn.)
    • Baetis nanus McDunnough, 1923 (syn.)
    • Baetis ochris Burks, 1953 (syn.)
    • Baetis sinuosus Navas, 1924 (syn.)
  • Baetis magnus McCafferty & Waltz, 1986 [COS,GUA,PAN]
    • Baetis libos Allen & Murvosh, 1987 (syn.)
    • Baetis sp. B Morihara & McCafferty, 1979 (syn.)

     

  • Baetodes adustus Cohen & Allen, 1972 [GUA,PAN]
  • Baetodes bibranchius McCafferty & Provonsha, 1993 [NIC]
  • Baetodes caritus Cohen & Allen, 1972 [COS,GUA,HON,NIC,SAL]
  • Baetodes deficiens Cohen & Allen, 1972 [COS,HON,PAN]
    • Baetodes bellus Mayo, 1973 (syn.)
  • Baetodes deludens Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 [COS,GUA]
  • Baetodes fuscipes Cohen & Allen, 1972 [BEL,GUA,HON]
    • Baetodes furvus Mayo, 1973 (syn.)
  • Baetodes inermis Cohen & Allen, 1972 [GUA]
  • Baetodes longus Mayo, 1973 [GUA,NIC]
  • Baetodes noventus Cohen & Allen, 1972 [COS,GUA,HON,SAL]
  • Baetodes pallidus Cohen & Allen, 1972 [GUA,HON]
  • Baetodes tritus Cohen & Allen, 1972 [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC,PAN]
  • Baetodes velmae Cohen & Allen, 1978 [COS,PAN]

     

  • Callibaetis floridanus Banks, 1900 [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,SAL]
    • Callibaetis completa Banks, 1930 (syn.)
  • Callibaetis montanus Eaton, 1885 [GUA,NIC]
    • Callibaetis montanus montanus Eaton, 1885 (stat.)
  • Callibaetis paulinus (Navas, 1924) [COS]
    • Neobaetis paulinus Navas, 1924 (orig.)
  • Callibaetis pictus (Eaton, 1871) [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Baetis pictus Eaton, 1871 (orig.)
    • Callibaetis doddsi Traver, 1935 (syn.)
    • Callibaetis pacificus Seemann, 1927 (syn.)
    • Callibaetis signatus Banks, 1918 (syn.)
    • Callibaetis vitrea Dodds, 1923 (syn.)
  • Callibaetis punctilusus McCafferty & Provonsha, 1993 [BEL]
    • Callibaetis montanus punctilusus McCafferty & Provonsha, 1993 (orig.)
    • Callibaetis puntilusus McCafferty & Provonsha, 1993 (spell.)

     

  • Camelobaetidius arriaga (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) [BEL,COS,GUA]
    • Dactylobaetis arriaga Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (orig.)
    • Dactylobaetis chiapas Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis jenseni Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius chiapas (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius jenseni (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) (syn.)
  • Camelobaetidius kondratieffi Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 [BEL,COS,GUA,PAN]
  • Camelobaetidius mexicanus (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) [GUA,NIC]
    • Dactylobaetis mexicanus Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (orig.)
  • Camelobaetidius musseri (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) [COS,GUA,HON,NIC,SAL]
    • Camelobaetidius salinus (Allen & Chao, 1978) (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis musseri Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (orig.)
    • Dactylobaetis salinus Allen & Chao, 1978 (syn.)
  • Camelobaetidius shepardi Randolph & McCafferty, 2001 [GUA,NIC]
  • Camelobaetidius variabilis Wiersema, 1998 [GUA]
  • Camelobaetidius warreni (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) [COS,GUA,HON,NIC,PAN]
    • Camelobaetidius cepheus (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius navis (Allen & Chao, 1978) (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius similis Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius trivialis (Allen & Chao, 1978) (syn.)
    • Camelobaetidius zenobia (Traver & Edmunds, 1968) (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis cepheus Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis navis Allen & Chao, 1978 (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis trivialis Allen & Chao, 1978 (syn.)
    • Dactylobaetis warreni Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (orig.)
    • Dactylobaetis zenobia Traver & Edmunds, 1968 (syn.)

     

  • Caribaetis planifrons (Kluge, 1992) [NIC]
    • Baetis planifrons Kluge, 1992 (orig.)
    • Fallceon planifrons (Kluge, 1992) (comb.)

     

  • Cloeodes excogitatus Waltz & McCafferty, 1987 [GUA]
  • Cloeodes redactus Waltz & McCafferty, 1987 [HON]

     

  • Fallceon fortipalpus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1994 [COS,GUA,NIC]
  • Fallceon poeyi (Eaton, 1885) [COS]
    • Baetis poeyi (Eaton, 1885) (comb.)
    • Centroptilum poeyi Eaton, 1885 (orig.)
    • Fallceon nikitai McCafferty & Lugo-Ortiz, 1994 (syn.)
  • Fallceon quilleri (Dodds, 1923) [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
    • Baetis buenoi Allen, 1985 (syn.)
    • Baetis byblis Allen & Murvosh, 1983 (syn.)
    • Baetis cleptis Burks, 1953 (syn.)
    • Baetis endymion Traver, 1935 (syn.)
    • Baetis erebus Traver, 1935 (syn.)
    • Baetis leechi Day, 1954 (syn.)
    • Baetis quilleri Dodds, 1923 (orig.)
    • Fallceon buenoi (Allen, 1985) (syn.)
    • Fallceon byblis (Allen & Murvosh, 1983) (syn.)
  • Fallceon sageae McCafferty, 2008 [BEL,NIC]

     

  • Guajirolus ektrapeloglossa Flowers, 1985 [PAN]
  • Guajirolus nanus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 [COS,GUA,NIC]

     

  • Lugoiops maya McCafferty & Baumgardner, 2003 [GUA]

     

  • Mayobaetis ellenae (Mayo, 1973) [COS,GUA]
    • Baetis ellenae Mayo, 1973 (orig.)
    • Baetis sp. 1 Roback, 1966 (syn.)
    • Moribaetis ellenae (Mayo, 1973) (comb.)

       

  • Moribaetis macaferti Waltz, 1985 [COS,GUA,HON,PAN]
  • Moribaetis maculipennis (Flowers, 1979) [COS,PAN]
    • Baetis maculipennis Flowers, 1979 (orig.)
  • Moribaetis salvini (Eaton, 1885) [COS,GUA]
    • Baetis salvini Eaton, 1885 (orig.)

       

  • Paracloeodes minutus (Daggy, 1945) [BEL,COS,HON,NIC]
    • Paracloeodes abditus Day, 1955 (syn.)
    • Pseudocloeon minutum Daggy, 1945 (orig.)
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CAENIDAE

  • Caenis bajaensis Allen & Murvosh, 1983 [COS,NIC]
  • Caenis diminuta latina McCafferty & Lugo-Ortiz, 1992 [NIC]
  • Latineosus cayo Sun & McCafferty, 2008 [BEL]
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EPHEMERIDAE

  • Hexagenia albivitta (Walker, 1853) [COS,GUA]
    • Baetis albivitta Walker, 1853 (orig.)
    • Hexagenia albivittata (Walker, 1853) (spell.)
    • Hexagenia benedicta Navas, 1922 (syn.)
    • Hexagenia dominans Navas, 1936 (syn.)
    • Palingenia continua Eaton, 1860 (syn.)
    • Palingenia dorsigera Hagen, 1861 (syn.nud.)
  • Hexagenia mexicana Eaton, 1883 [COS,GUA]
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EUTHYPLOCIIDAE

  • Campylocia anceps (Eaton, 1883) [COS]
    • Campylocia ampla Needham & Murphy, 1924 (syn.)
    • Euthyplocia anceps Eaton, 1883 (orig.)
    • Euthyplocia burmeisteri Hagen, 1888 (syn.)
    • Euthyplocia guntheri Navas, 1920 (syn.)
    • Euthyplocia intercalata Banks, 1918 (syn.)

     

  • Euthyplocia hecuba (Hagen, 1861) [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,PAN]
    • Palingenia hecuba Hagen, 1861 (orig.)

 

HEPTAGENIIDAE

  • Ecdyonurus bellus (Allen & Cohen, 1977) [GUA]
    • Heptagenia bella Allen & Cohen, 1977 (orig.)
    • Nixe bella (Allen & Cohen, 1977) (comb.)

     

  • Epeorus metlacensis Traver, 1964 [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Iron metlacensis (Traver, 1964) (comb.)
  • Epeorus packeri Allen & Cohen, 1977 [BEL,HON,PAN]

     

  • Maccaffertium mexicanum mexicanum (Ulmer, 1920) [BEL,COS,GUA,NIC,PAN]
    • Heptagenia mexicana Ulmer, 1920 (orig.)
    • Heptagenia mexicana mexicana Ulmer, 1920 (stat.)
    • Stenonema mexicana (Ulmer, 1920) (comb.spell.)
    • Stenonema mexicanum mexicanum (Ulmer, 1920) (comb.)

     

  • Rhithrogena notialis Allen & Cohen, 1977 [GUA]
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ISONYCHIIDAE

  • Isonychia sicca (Walsh, 1862) [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
    • Baetis sicca Walsh, 1862 (orig.)
    • Chirotenetes mancus (Eaton, 1871) (syn.)
    • Chirotenetes siccus (Walsh, 1862) (comb.)
    • Isonychia edmundsi Kondratieff & Voshell, 1984 (syn.)
    • Isonychia manca Eaton, 1871 (syn.)
    • Isonychia sicca manca Eaton, 1871 (syn.)
    • Siphlurus siccus (Walsh, 1862) (comb.)
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LEPTOHYPHIDAE

  • Ableptemetes dicinctus (Allen & Brusca, 1973) [BEL,GUA]
    • Leptohyphes dicinctus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (orig.)
    • Tricorythopsis dicinctus (Allen & Brusca, 1973) (comb.)
  • Ableptemetes melanobranchus (Allen & Brusca, 1973) [GUA]
    • Leptohyphes melanobranchus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (orig.)
    • Tricorythopsis melanobranchus (Allen & Brusca, 1973) (comb.)

     

  • Allenhyphes flinti (Allen, 1973) [PAN]
    • Leptohyphes flinti Allen, 1973 (orig.)
  • Allenhyphes nanus (Allen, 1967) [GUA,HON,NIC,PAN]
    • Leptohyphes nanus Allen, 1967 (orig.)

     

  • Asioplax curiosa (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995) [COS]
    • Asioplax curiosus (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995) (spell.)
    • Leptohyphes curiosus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 (orig.)
  • Asioplax isabelia Baumgardner, Meyer & McCafferty, 2006 [COS,HON,NIC]

     

  • Cabecar serratus Baumgardner & Avila, 2006 [COS,NIC,PAN]

     

  • Epiphrades undatus (Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995) [COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
    • Tricorythodes undatus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 (orig.)

     

  • Haplohyphes aquilonius Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1995 [COS]
  • Haplohyphes mithras (Traver, 1958) [COS,NIC]
    • Leptohyphes mithras Traver, 1958 (orig.)

     

  • Leptohyphes apache Allen, 1967 [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC,SAL]
    • Leptohyphes hispidus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes lumas Allen & Brusca, 1973 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes spiculatus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes succinus Allen, 1978 (syn.)
  • Leptohyphes brevissimus Eaton, 1892 [GUA]
  • Leptohyphes ferruginus Allen & Brusca, 1973 [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Leptohyphes ferrugineus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (spell.)
    • Leptohyphes piraticus Allen, 1978 (syn.)
  • Leptohyphes lestes Allen & Brusca, 1973 [HON]
  • Leptohyphes mandibulus Baumgardner, 2007 [COS]
  • Leptohyphes murdochi Allen, 1967 [COS,PAN]
    • Leptohyphes murdocki Allen, 1967 (spell.)
  • Leptohyphes musseri Allen, 1967 [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Leptohyphes brunneus Allen & Brusca, 1973 (syn.)
  • Leptohyphes peterseni Ulmer, 1920 [GUA,SAL]
  • Leptohyphes priapus Traver, 1958 [COS,PAN]
  • Leptohyphes sabinas Traver, 1958 [COS,GUA]
    • Leptohyphes castaneus Allen, 1967 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes consortis Allen & Brusca, 1973 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes tarsos Allen & Murvosh, 1987 (syn.)
  • Leptohyphes zalope Traver, 1958 [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Leptohyphes vulturnus Allen, 1978 (syn.)
    • Leptohyphes zelus Allen, 1978 (syn.)

     

  • Tricoryhyphes condylus (Allen, 1967) [NIC]
    • Tricorythodes condylus Allen, 1967 (orig.)

     

  • Tricorythodes costaricanus (Ulmer, 1920) [COS]
    • Leptohyphes costaricanus Ulmer, 1920 (orig.)
  • Tricorythodes explicatus (Eaton, 1892) [HON]
    • Tricorythodes fallacina McDunnoough, 1939 (syn.)
    • Tricorythodes fallax Traver, 1935 (syn.)
    • Tricorythodes minutus Traver, 1935 (syn.)
    • Tricorythus explicatus Eaton, 1892 (orig.)
  • Tricorythodes kirki Baumgardner, 2007 [COS]
  • Tricorythodes primus Baumgardner, 2007 [COS]
  • Tricorythodes sordidus Allen, 1967 [COS,GUA,HON,NIC]

     

  • Vacupernius packeri (Allen, 1967) [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
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LEPTOPHLEBIIDAE

  • Atopophlebia fortunensis Flowers, 1980 [COS,PAN]

     

  • Choroterpes nervosa Eaton, 1892 [GUA]
    • Thraulodes nervosa (Eaton), 1892 (comb.)
  • Choroterpes vinculum Traver, 1947 [COS]

     

  • Farrodes caribbianus (Traver, 1943) [COS,NIC,PAN]
    • Thraulus caribbianus Traver, 1943 (orig.)
  • Farrodes flavipennis Dominguez, Molineri & Peters, 1996 [HON,NIC]
  • Farrodes otiesa Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS]
  • Farrodes pakitza Dominguez, Molineri & Peters, 1966 [NIC]
  • Farrodes roundsi (Traver, 1947) [COS]
    • Thraulus roundsi Traver, 1947 (orig.)
  • Farrodes savagei Dominguez, 1999 [NIC]
  • Farrodes texanus Davis, 1987 [BEL,COS,GUA,NIC]

     

  • Hagenulopsis ingens Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS,NIC]
  • Hagenulopsis ramosa Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS]

     

  • Hydrosmilodon primanus (Eaton, 1892) [COS,HON,PAN]
    • Thraulus primanus Eaton, 1892 (orig.)
    • Traverella primanus (Eaton, 1892) (comb.)

     

  • Terpides diadema Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS]
  • Terpides jessiae Peters & Harrison, 1974 [COS,NIC]

     

  • Thraulodes brunneus Koss, 1966 [COS,GUA,HON]
    • Thraulodes sp. A Allen & Brusca, 1978 (syn.)
  • Thraulodes centralis Traver, 1946 [COS]
  • Thraulodes eccentricus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [GUA,NIC]
    • Thraulodes sp. B Allen & Brusca, 1978 (syn.)
  • Thraulodes gonzalesi Traver & Edmunds, 1967 [GUA,NIC]
    • Thraulodes salinus Kilgore & Allen, 1973 (syn.)
  • Thraulodes grandis Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [GUA,NIC]
  • Thraulodes hilaris (Eaton, 1892) [COS,GUA]
    • Thraulus hilaris Eaton, 1892 (orig.)
  • Thraulodes hilaroides Traver, 1946 [COS]
  • Thraulodes humeralis Navas, 1935 [GUA]
  • Thraulodes irretitus Navas, 1924 [COS]
  • Thraulodes lepidus (Eaton, 1884) [COS,PAN]
    • Thraulus lepidus Eaton, 1884 (orig.)
  • Thraulodes mexicanus (Eaton, 1884) [PAN]
    • Thraulus mexicanus Eaton, 1884 (orig.)
  • Thraulodes pacaya McCafferty, Baumgardner & Guenther, 2004 [COS,GUA,HON,NIC,PAN]
    • Thraulodes sp. C Allen & Brusca, 1978 (syn.)
  • Thraulodes packeri Traver & Edmunds, 1967 [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
  • Thraulodes prolongatus Traver, 1946 [COS,NIC]
  • Thraulodes spangleri Traver & Edmunds, 1967 [COS,HON]
  • Thraulodes speciosus Traver, 1934 [GUA]
    • Thraulodes arizonicus McDunnough, 1942 (syn.)
  • Thraulodes valens (Eaton, 1892) [COS]
    • Thraulus valens Eaton, 1892 (orig.)
  • Thraulodes zonalis Traver & Edmunds, 1967 [BEL,COS,GUA,HON,NIC,PAN]

     

  • Tikuna atramentum (Traver, 1947) [COS]
    • Choroterpes atramentum Traver, 1947 (orig.)

     

  • Traverella albertana (McDunnough, 1931) [NIC]
    • Thraulus albertanus McDunnough, 1931 (orig.)
    • Traverella castanea Kilgore & Allen, 1973 (syn.)
    • Traverella sp. A Allen, 1973 (syn.)
  • Traverella holzenthali Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS]
  • Traverella longifrons Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS,NIC]
    • Traverella sp. B Allen, 1973 (syn.)
  • Traverella promifrons Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [BEL,COS,GUA,NIC]
    • Traverella sp. C Allen, 1973 (syn.)
  • Traverella versicolor (Eaton, 1892) [COS,PAN]
    • Thraulus versicolor Eaton, 1892 (orig.)

     

  • Ulmeritoides acosa Avila & Flowers, 2005 [COS]
  • Ulmeritoides chavarriae Avila & Flowers, 2005 [COS]
  • Ulmeritoides guanacaste Dominguez, 1995 [COS]
  • Ulmeritoides tifferae Dominguez, 1995 [COS,NIC]
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OLIGONEURIIDAE

  • Homoeoneuria salviniae Eaton, 1881 [GUA]

     

  • Lachlania abnormis Hagen, 1868 [SAL]
  • Lachlania fusca (Navas, 1924) [COS]
    • Noyopsis fusca Navas, 1924 (orig.)
  • Lachlania lucida Eaton, 1883 [GUA]
  • Lachlania talea Allen & Cohen, 1977 [HON,NIC]
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POLYMITARCYIDAE

  • Campsurus cuspidatus Eaton, 1871 [BEL,GUA,NIC]
  • Campsurus decoloratus (Hagen, 1961) [NIC]
  • Campsurus emersoni Traver, 1947 [PAN]
  • Campsurus notatus Needham & Murphy, 1924 [NIC]

     

  • Tortopsis unguiculatus (Ulmer, 1920) [COS,GUA,HON,NIC]
    • Campsurus unguiculatus Ulmer, 1920 (orig.)
    • Tortopus unguiculatus (Ulmer, 1920) (comb.)


  • Tortopus bellus Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty, 1996 [COS,NIC]