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Neuroptera  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114999

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Planipennia
 
  Common Name(s): ant lions [English]
 
    lacewings [English]
 
    mantisflies [English]
 
    owlflies [English]
 
    spongillaflies [English]
 
    bichos lixeiros [Portuguese]
 
    formigas leão [Portuguese]
 
    antlions [English]
 
    mantispids [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderNeuropterida   
                               OrderNeuroptera Linnaeus, 1758 – ant lions, lacewings, mantisflies, owlflies, spongillaflies, bichos lixeiros, formigas leão, antlions, mantispids  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Suborder Hemerobiiformia   
                                  Suborder Myrmeleontiformia   
                                  Suborder Nevrorthiformia   
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Neuroptera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: bichos lixeiros[Portuguese], formigas leão [Portuguese]   
       
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Neuroptera   
       
  Source: Neuropterida Species of the World, database (version 3.00)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Neuropterida Species of the World: A Catalogue of the Species-Group Names of the Extant and Fossil Neuropterida (Insecta: Neuroptera, Megaloptera and Raphidioptera of the World) by John D. Oswald. Maintained at http://lacewing.tamu.edu/species-catalogue/   
  Reference for: Neuroptera   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neuroptera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neuroptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gillott, Cedric  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Entomology   
  Page(s): xviii + 729   
  Publisher: Plenum Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-306-40366-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neuroptera, lacewings [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Penny, Norman D., Philip A. Adams, and Lionel A. Stange  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 50, no. 3   
  Page(s): 39-114   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0068-547X   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15659647   
  Reference for: Neuroptera   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: The arrangement of families into groups (suborders, superfamilies) within the Neuroptera has been in flux, and will probably continue to change as it is the subject of active research  
 

 

   

 
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