snakefly

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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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Even if they meant that the form of the harpagones was synapomorphic (regularly curving towards the middle, narrowing at apex), this would still not be a true synapomorphy as this character is also recorded in other orders such as Diptera [23] and Raphidioptera [24].
Die Neuropteren Europas, Eine zusammenfassende Darstellung der Systematik, Okologie und Chorologie der Neuropteroidea (Megaloptera, Raphidioptera, Planipennia) Europes, Vol 2, pp.
Hymenoptera, Mecoptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Trichoptera.