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Family Corydalidae - Dobsonflies and Fishflies


Four new species of dobsonflies from California (Megaloptera: Corydalidae)
By Chandler H.P.
Pan-Pacif. Entomol. 30: 105-111, 1954

A new species of Corydalus Latreille from Venezuela (Megaloptera, Corydalidae)
By Contreras-Ramos A., von der Dunk K.
ZooKeys 67: 11–19, 2010

Systematics of the dobsonfly genus Corydalus (Megaloptera: Corydalidae)
By Contreras-Ramos A.
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, MD. 360 pp., 1998

Variation in the terminalia of Neohermes concolor with a key to males of Neohermes in eastern North America
By Bowles D.E., Mathis M.A.
Insecta Mundi 6: 145-149, 1992

Phylogenetic review of dobsonflies of the subfamily Corydalinae and the genus Corydalus Latreille (Megaloptera: Corydalidae)
By Contreras-Ramos A.
Zootaxa 2862: 1–38, 2011

Alderflies, fishflies and dobsonflies (Insecta: Megaloptera) of the Interior Highlands, U.S.A.
By David E. Bowles and Robert W. Sites
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 141. Issue 3, pp. 405-429, 2015
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A study of the Megaloptera of the Pacific coastal region of the United States.
By Evans, Elwin D.
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA., 1972
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This reference is very helpful for those interested in Megaloptera of California, Oregon, and Washington. It has many useful keys, descriptions, discussions and figures. It's the Ph.D. dissertation of E. D. Evans (210 pages, 124 figures), and is freely available as a PDF at this link [courtesy of the Bibliography of the Neuropterida page of the [url=http://lacewing.tamu.edu/Homepage/Ma

A preliminary survey of the Megaloptera of Oklahoma
By Arnold D.C., Drew W.A.
Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 67: 23-26, 1987