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Species Boreus coloradensis

 
 
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A systematic study of the family Boreidae (Mecoptera)
By Penny, Norman D.
University of Kansas Science Bulletin 51: 141-217, 1977
Available as PDF at (1).

Note that several species have been described since this publication. This is still probably the most complete work on the group.

Habitats, distributional records, seasonal activity, abundance, and sex ratios of Boreidae and Meropeidae (Mecoptera) collected
By Maier, C. T.
Title was truncated. See below.

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

 
 
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