Neuroptera


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Noun1.Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewingsNeuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect - insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
Chrysopidae, family Chrysopidae - green lacewings
Megaloptera, suborder Megaloptera - in some classifications considered a separate order: alderflies; dobsonflies; snake flies
family Sisyridae, Sisyridae - an arthropod family of the order Neuroptera that includes spongeflies
References in classic literature ?
[4] The thirteen species belong to the following orders: -- In the Coleoptera, a minute Elater; Orthoptera, a Gryllus and a Blatta; Hemiptera, one species; Homoptera, two; Neuroptera a Chrysopa; Hymenoptera, two ants; Lepidoptera nocturna, a Diopaea, and a Pterophorus (?); Diptera, two species.
Life history strategies of green lacewings in temperature climates: a review (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae).
Bright lights also attract many other types of adult insects, including, but not restricted to, true flies (Diptera), beetles (Coleoptera), wasps (Hymenoptera), nerve-winged insects such as antlions and lacewings (Neuroptera), earwigs (Dermaptera), bugs (Hemiptera and Homoptera), mantids (Mantodea) and grasshoppers, katydids, crickets and mole crickets (Orthoptera).
However, members of the orders Blattaria (cockroaches), [dagger] Protelytroptera, Hemiptera (bugs), and Neuroptera are to be described, and several representatives of the Odonatoptera and Orthoptera are yet undescribed.
Los insectos predadores como crisopas (Neuroptera) y escarabajos (Coleoptera) fueron aclarados con NaOH al 10%, luego lavado con agua destilada y se volvieron a colocar en alcohol de 70%.
Flies of the family Vermileonidae are unique among Diptera in that the larvae construct pitfall traps, similar to those of antlions (Neuroptera, Myrmeleontidae), in order to capture prey.
Fragmenta Faunistica Tirolensia--17 (Arachnida: Araneae; Insecta: Psocoptera, Strepsiptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera: Mycetophiloidea).
Orders of arachnids and insects represented in the sampling included: Araneae, Coleoptera, Collembola, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera, Orthoptera, Thysanoptera, and Lepidoptera.
Antlion larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeliontidae), the focus of the present study, are generalist predators of arthropods that move along the soil surface.
Effects of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis corn-fed prey on mortality and development time of immature Chysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae).
Previously, we demonstrated geographic variation in the ability of sister species of green lacewings (Insecta: Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) to interbreed in the laboratory (Tauber et al.
A generic review of the Acanthaclisine antlions based on larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae).