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Genus Psectra

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Hemerobiidae (Brown Lacewings)
Genus Psectra
Explanation of Names
Psectra Hagen 1866
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area(1), ca. 30 worldwide(2)
Range
native to the Old World tropics, with 1 sp. in Europe that has been accidentally introduced in NA (John Oswald, pers. comm. to =v=); ne. NA(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the subfamily Notiobiellinae Nakahara 1960, that contains 4 genera