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subgenus Nodita

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae (Typical Green Lacewings)
Tribe Leucochrysini
Genus Leucochrysa
No Taxon subgenus Nodita
Explanation of Names
Leucochrysa (Nodita) Navás 1916
5 spp. in our area(1)(2):
1. L. americana: southeastern to southwestern US (AL, AZ, CA, CO, KS, NM, TX)(2)
2. L. callota: southeastern US (FL, LA, MS, SC, TX). A report by Adams(1) for CA could not be substantiated by Tauber (2004)(2)
3. L. explorata: s. NM, TX(2)
4. L. floridana: southeastern US (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, TX)
5. L. pavida: widespread eastern US (FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MD, MI, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA)(2)
so. US (mostly sw.); L. pavida ranges north into IN(1)
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.A Systematic Review of the Genus Leucochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in the United States
Tauber CA. 2004. Annals of the Entomological Society of America: 97 (6): 1129-1158.