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Related to Megaloptera: Neuroptera
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Noun1.Megaloptera - in some classifications considered a separate order: alderfliesMegaloptera - in some classifications considered a separate order: alderflies; dobsonflies; snake flies
animal order - the order of animals
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
family Sialidae, Sialidae - an arthropod family including: alderflies
family Raphidiidae, Raphidiidae - a family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies
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1 Pyr1 Megaloptera Corydalidae Corydalus Cor Odonata Calopterygidae Calopterygidae sp.
Large numbers of adult Megaloptera are seldom seen in nature because they are short-lived, secretive, and many species are nocturnal (Flint et al.
Many Trichogramma specieses are generalized egg parasitoid with a broad host range including Lepidoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera and Megaloptera (Mansfield and Mill, 2004).
Taxones residentes Ordenes y familias de especies de insectos acuaticos encontrados: Coleoptera (larvas y adulto de; Curculionidae, Dytiscidae, Haliplidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Limnichidae, Luthrochidae y Noteridae), Ephemeroptera (larvas), Hemiptera (larvas y adultos de; Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Hebridae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae, Macroveliidae, Mesoveliidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), Megaloptera (larvas de Corydalidae), Plecoptera (larvas), Trichoptera (larvas) Odonata (larvas).
Several orders contributed to the predatory feeding group including Odonata, Plecoptera, Megaloptera and Hemiptera.
In order to simplify analysis, the following dietary categories were used: molluscs (Mollusca), leeches (Hirudinea), zooplankton, crustaceans (Crustacea, represented solely by waterlouse Asellus aquaticus), mayflies (Ephemeroptera), caddisflies (Trichoptera), chironomid larvae and pupae (Chironomidae), dipterans (Diptera, except Chironomidae), terrestrial insects, other (Odonata, Heteroptera, Megaloptera, Coleoptera), fish eggs, fish fry and detritus (detritus, sand and macrovegetation residue; not included in analysis).
Atilano Contreras, of the Instituto de Biologia, UNAM, whose team conducted the protocol of Malaise traps sampling in Rancho Santa Elena, while at the Autonomous University of Hidalgo, also in recognition to his studies on the taxonomy of Megaloptera and Neuroptera.
The three most-abundant aquatic invertebrate taxa collected were Crustacea (n = 3,568), Ephemeroptera (n = 2,080), and Heteroptera (n = 2,038) while only a few individuals of Megaloptera (n = 2), Arachnida (n = 14), and Plecoptera (n = 21) were captured (Table 1).
The new critter is a type of Megaloptera, meaning large wing, and was discovered by scientists in Sichuan, China.
Con el proposito de contribuir al conocimiento de la diversidad de la fauna de insectos acuaticos del PP Urugua-i, principalmente del arroyo Uruzu, presentamos una lista de especies de los ordenes Ephemeroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Megaloptera, Lepidoptera, Trichoptera y Coleoptera.
These insects belong to the order Megaloptera, which means "big wings.
En CEBUC se encuentran representados diferentes ordenes de insectos, como: Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Diptera, Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera, Mantodea, Blattodea, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Odonata, Orthoptera, Phasmatodea, Plecoptera y Trichoptera, con 140 familias en total.