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Revision and cladistic analysis of the world genera of the family Hemerobiidae (Insecta: Neuroptera)
By Oswald J.D.
J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 101: 143-299, 1993

A revision of the Nearctic Hemerobiidae, Berothidae, Sisyridae, Polystoechotidae and Dilaridae (Neuroptera)
By Carpenter F.M.
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts and Sciences 74: 193-280, 1940

A guide to the lacewings (Neuroptera) of Costa Rica
By Norman D. Penny (author & editor), Kevin M. Hoffman, Martin Meinander, Victor J. Monserrat, Lionel A. Stange
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 53(12): 161-457, 2002
This is an excellent, relatively recent, and richly illustrated treatment of the order Neuroptera in Costa Rica. Although its geographic focus is outside our area, it can still be helpful for BugGuide users in various ways. It is fully accessible online at this link.

For convenient access, linked page numbers for family treatments and figures are given below:

  Family Ascalaphididae:   Text pp. 176-185 (Norm Penny),   Figures: pp. 293-299

Nomina Insecta Nearctica
By Poole, Robert W., Inc.
Nomina Insecta Nearctica was originally published in a series of 4 rather large volumes. Each of the volumes have now been broken down into separate volumes, making downloading easier and faster and also allows you to take only those particular segments of the checklist of interest to you. Additionally, superfluous pages (blanks and title pages) have been eliminated.

Volume 1 - Coleoptera, Strepsiptera
Volume 2 - Hymenoptera, Mecoptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Trichoptera

Insects on Dried Fruits - Agriculture Handbook 464
By Perez Simmons and Howard D. Nelson
United States Department of Agriculture , 1975
Publication covers beetles, moths, flies, wasps & bees, ants, barklice, mites and black widow.

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E. H. Strickland Museum
University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences
Search over 330,000 individual specimens held in the Museum's online database here

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health
University of Georgia
Descriptions and images of invasive and exotic insects

Browse list here

Insect Migration.
By Williams, C.B.
Collins, London. xiii + 237 pp., 1958
Williams, C.B. 1958. Insect migration. Collins, London. xiii + 237 pp.

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