Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Psectra diptera


Lacewing Digital Library
Dr. John Oswald's very comprehensive superorder Neuropterida resource

from the site's home page:
"The Lacewing Digital Library (LDL) is a web portal designed to provide convenient access to a wealth of digital information pertaining to the lacewings, antlions, fishflies, snakeflies and related insects of the superorder Neuropterida (orders Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera and Glosselytrodea). The LDL portal provides access to multiple on-line sources of information about neuropterid insects, world neuropterists, and related topics of interest. To access resources available th

Oswald J.D., Stange L.A. (2002) Neuropterida species list (Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ATBI)
Annotated checklist of 33 spp. of Neuroptera and 6 spp. of Megaloptera
[cite:412892]

Beckemeyer R.J. Neuropterida (Neuroptera, Megaloptera and Raphidioptera) of Kansas
An annotated checklist; very informative
[cite:399743]

Neuropterida Species of the World catalogue (by J.D. Oswald)
A Catalogue of the Species-Group Names of the Extant and Fossil Neuropterida (Insecta: Neuroptera, Megaloptera and Raphidioptera) of the World

Bibliography of the Neuropterida (by J.D. Oswald)
A searchable bibliography. Link updated 12 April 2009 as per comments below.

A Guide To The Megaloptera And Aquatic Neuroptera Of Florida
Quite extensive, 78 pages or so--I'm surprised nobody has posted this before. Contains neat little details, such as a key to the two Chauliodes and Nigronia species.

Link updated (again) 21 April 2018.

A Preliminary Survey of the Megaloptera of Oklahoma
Megaloptera are sometimes placed in a separate order from neuroptera.

Has some keys, descriptions.

A Checklist and Bibliography of the Megaloptera and Neuroptera of Florida (by L. Stange)
A checklist with extensive annotations.