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Baetis intercalaris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Ephemeroptera
Family: Baetidae
Genus: Baetis
Leach, 1815
at least 150 species
Male imago of Baetis tricaudatus
Baetis sahoensis

Baetis is a genus of mayflies of the family Baetidae, known as the blue-winged olive to anglers. There are at least 150 described species in Baetis.[1][2][3][4] They are distributed worldwide, with the most variety in North America and northern Europe.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Baetis Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  2. ^ "Browse Baetis". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  3. ^ "Baetis Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  4. ^ "Mayfly Central". Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  5. ^ "Baetis". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-28.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Baetis at Wikimedia Commons