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Species Micromus posticus

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Classification
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 posticus (Micromus posticus)
Explanation of Names
Micromus posticus (Walker 1853)
Range
Across NA north to QC-YT(1); most common member of the genus in much of our area
Season
Spring-fall (Mar-Dec in e. NC, Jul-Sep in NC mountains; Aug-Oct in MN)
Food
Larvae and adults feed on aphids
Remarks
Biology and immature stages described by Miller & Cave (1987)
Print References
(2)
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.
2.New synonymy, new species, new keys to Neivamyrmex army ants of the United States
Gordon C. Snelling and Roy R. Snelling. 2007. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Vol 80: 459-550.