Kluge N.J. 2012. Systematics of Rhithrocloeninae with new species from Uganda // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.21. No.1: 1–14 [in English].

Department of Entomology, St. Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya nab., 7/9, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia. E-mail: kluge@FK13889.spb.edu. Website: http://www.insecta.bio.pu.ru

KEY WORDS: systematics, Ephemeroptera, Baetidae, Protopatellata, Rhithrocloeon, Kivuiops, Bugilliesia, new species.

ABSTRACT. The new subfamily Rhithrocloeoninae is described. The taxon Rhithrocloeoninae (or Rhithrocloeon/fg1) includes a plesiomorphon Bugilliesia and a holophyletic taxon Rhithrocloeon/fg2, which is divided into Rhithrocloeon/fg3 and Kivuiops. Rhithrocloeon (Kivuiops) insuetum, Rh. (K.) munyagae sp.n. and Rh. (K.) elgonensis sp.n. are described as imagoes and subimagoes reared from larvae in Uganda. Comments on some species of Rhithrocloeon/fg3 and Bugilliesia from Uganda, Tanzania, Mali and Sudan are given.

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