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Species Sisyra nigra

Sisyra nigra Sisyra nigra
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Sisyridae (Spongillaflies)
Genus Sisyra
Species nigra (Sisyra nigra)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemerobius fuscatus Fabricius 1793
Explanation of Names
Sisyra nigra (Retzius 1783)
holarctic; in NA, transcontinental in the north (QC-AK to MA-IN-MN)