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Noun1.snakefly - predatory insect of western North America having a long necklike prothorax
neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect - insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
family Raphidiidae, Raphidiidae - a family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies
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Carpenter, "Revision of the Nearctic Raphidiodea (Recent and Fossil)," Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, vol.