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|Noun||1.||Neuroptera - 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
Megaloptera, suborder Megaloptera - in some classifications considered a separate order: alderflies; dobsonflies; snake flies