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Family Chrysopidae - Green Lacewings

 
 
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Notes and Descriptions of Western Cheysopidae (Neuroptera)
By Nathan Banks
Psyche: A Journal of Entomology, Volume 57, Issue 2, Pages 45-67, 1950
Includes original descriptions of Banks' western species:
Eremochrysa punctinervis, E. rufina, tibialis, E. altilis, E. rufifrons, E. pumilis, E. hageni, E. spilota, E. yosemite, canadensis
Meleoma comata, M. cavifrons, M. delicata
Chrysopa pinalena, C. yuma, C. clarivena


Full text PDF is available here

Chrysopidae of Canada and Alaska (Ins., Neuroptera): revised checklist, new and noteworthy records,and geo-referenced localities
By Garland J.A., Kevan D.K. Mce.
Zootaxa 1486: 1–84, 2007
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Purely faunal but very thorough study treating 24 spp.

The green lacewings of Florida (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). 1. Genera
By Stange L.A.
Fla. Dept. Agric. & Consumer Serv., Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Circular No. 400, 2000
Illustrated key to nine genera of Floridan fauna (adults and larvae). Useful for most of the e. NA.
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Resolution of some taxonomic and nomenclatural issues in a recent revision of Ceraeochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
By Catherine A. Tauber and Oliver S. Flint, Jr.
Zootaxa, Vol. 2565: 55-67, 2010
Catherine A. Tauber and Oliver S. Flint, Jr., Resolution of some taxonomic and nomenclatural issues in a recent revision of Ceraeochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), Zootaxa, 2565: 55-67 (2010).

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A revision of the New World genus Ceraeochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
By Sergio de Freitas, Norman D. Penny, and Phillip A. Adams
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Vol. 60, No. 16, 503-610, 2009
Sergio de Freitas, Norman D. Penny, and Phillip A. Adams, A revision of the New World genus Ceraeochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 60(16): 503-610, 2009.

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Kymachrysa, a new genus of Nearctic green lacewings (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae, Chrysopini)
By Tauber C.A., Garland J.A.
ZooKeys 437: 87-108, 2014

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

 
 
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