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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Megalomus moestus

Megalomus sp. - Megalomus moestus Which Brown Lacewing ? - Megalomus moestus Brown Lacewing - Megalomus moestus Neuroptera - Megalomus moestus Brown Lacewing - Megalomus moestus brown lacewing - Megalomus moestus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings and Allies)
Family Hemerobiidae (Brown Lacewings)
Subfamily Megalominae
Genus Megalomus
Species moestus (Megalomus moestus)
Explanation of Names
Latin moestus 'gloomy'
w. US (WY-UT to TX-CA)(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.