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Species Chrysoperla externa

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Systematics of North American chrysopid larvae: Chrysopa carnea group (Neuroptera)
By Catherine A. Tauber
The Canadian Entomologist 106(11), 1974


Note: The taxonomy is a bit out of date and differs to that used by BugGuide. The presented "carnea group" corresponds to the current treatment of the genus Chrysoperla (including both the carnea and pudica groups), and the presented "Chrysop carnea" refers to unconsolidated members of the Chrysoperla carnea group including C. plorabunda.

A taxonomic review of the common green lacewing genus Chrysoperla
By Brooks SJ
Bull. Br. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 63(2): 137-210 , 1994

includes key to world species

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

A synopsis of the nearctic Chrysopidae with a key to the genera
By W.E. Bickley & E.G. MacLeod
Proceedings of the Entomological. Society of Washington, 58: 177-202., 1956

The Chrysopidae (Neuroptera) of Canada
By Roger C. Smith
Annals Entomological Society of America, Vol. XXV, 1932

Debris-Carrying in Larval Chrysopidae: Unraveling Its Evolutionary History
By Catherine A. Tauber, Maurice J. Tauber, & Gilberto S. Albuquerque
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(2):295-314, 2014


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Identification of Chrysopidae in Canada, with Bionomic Notes (Neuroptera)
By J.A. Garland
Canadian Entomologist 117: 737-762, 1985

A revision of the Nearctic Chrysopidae
By Banks N
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 29, 137–162, 1903

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