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Family Dinopanorpidae


Habitats, distributional records, seasonal activity, abundance, and sex ratios of Boreidae and Meropeidae (Mecoptera) collected
By Maier, C. T.
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Full citation:
Maier, C. T. (1984). Habitats, distributional records, seasonal activity, abundance, and sex ratios of Boreidae and Meropeidae (Mecoptera) collected in New England. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86(3), 608-613.

http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16361069

A review of our knowledge of California Mecoptera
By Penny N.D.
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 57: 365-372, 2006

Preliminary checklist of the Mecoptera of Florida: Earwigflies, hangingflies, and scorpionflies
By Somma L.A., Dunford J.C.
Insecta Mundi 0042: 1-9, 2008

Les mécoptères du Québec
By Pothier G.
Bulletin de l'entomofaune 19: 12-13, 1997
A checklist containing 23 spp. in 4 families, which include both the species known from the province (14) and those to be discovered (5 probably and 4 possibly)
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Mecoptera of Ontario
By Cheung D.K.B., Marshall S.A., Webb D.W.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 1, 28, 2006
Online version

Simple well-illustrated keys and distribution data provided, but use with utmost caution for material from outside Ontario!

Scorpionflies, hangingflies, and other Mecoptera
By Byers G.W.
The Kansas School Naturalist 48(1), 2002
A brief but detailed overview by a leading expert.
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The Mecoptera, or scorpionflies, of Illinois
By Webb D.W., Penny N.D., Marlin J.C.
Illinois Natural History Survey Bull. 31: 251–316, 1975

New genera and species of Nearctic Neuropteroid insects.
By Banks, N.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26(3): 239-259., 1900
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Banks, N. 1900. New genera and species of Nearctic Neuropteroid insects. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26(3): 239-259.