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Species Micromus variegatus

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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 Hemerobiidae (Brown Lacewings)
Genus Micromus
Species variegatus (Micromus variegatus)
Explanation of Names
Micromus variegatus (Fabricius 1793)
native to the Palaearctic, established on an island offshore BC (supposedly introduced from Japan)(1) and apparently elsewhere (see NH record in the guide); actively extending its range in the west (John Oswald, pers. comm. to =v= 13.ii.2014)
Print References
Klimaszewski J., LeSage L., Savard K. (2009) First record of adventive species Micromus variegatus (Fabricius) from eastern Canada (Neuroptera, Hemerobiidae). ZooKeys 27: 1-6 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico
Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 39-114.