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Noun1.Mantispidae - mantispidsMantispidae - mantispids        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
mantispid - insect that resembles a mantis; larvae are parasites in the nests of spiders and wasps
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L Hemerobiidea Neuroptera/ Mantispidae Ad Mantispidae sp.l Total Grand total Sampling method Whole plant Group Order/Family Species NuOpal[R] DeltaOpal[R] FC(A)D (2) FC(A)D (2) Target Lepidoptera/ Alabama 9 yn 55 w(c)s pests Noctuidae argillacea Lepidoptera/ Heliothis 0 1 z(c)n Noctuidae virescens Lepidoptera/ Pectinophora 0 39 y(c)s Gelechiidae gossypiella Total 9 95 Non-target Coleoptera/ Cerotoma 5 z(d)n 2 z(d)n pests Chrysomelidae arcuata Coleoptera/ Chrysomelidae 2 z(d)n 2 z(d)n Chrysomelidae sp.l Coleoptera/ Diabrotica 52 w(c)n 45 w(c)n Chrysomelidae speciosa Coleoptera/ Jansonius 37 w(c)n 38 w(c)n Chrysomelidae boggianii subaeneus Coleoptera/ Maecolaspis 19 y(d)n 10 y(d)n Chrysomelidae sp.
Keywords: Mantispidae, mantispid flies, Neuroptera.