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Subfamily Nemoleontinae - Picture-winged Antlions and Allies

Antlion or What? - Glenurus gratus Antlion - Glenurus gratus Glenurus luniger? - Glenurus luniger Glenurus, 8 Aug 2018, Mt Lemmon, AZ - Glenurus snowii Antlion - Euptilon ornatum Unknown bug - Euptilon ornatum Antlion adult - Euptilon normale Insecta - Euptilon arizonense
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Myrmeleontiformia (Antlions and Allies)
Family Myrmeleontidae (Antlions & Owlflies)
Subfamily Nemoleontinae (Picture-winged Antlions and Allies)
Other Common Names
Nemoleontini Banks, 1911
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psammoleon is now a junior subjective synonym of Euptilon, which currently accommodates most of our spp. formerly treated as Psammoleon; the rest of ex-Psammoleon (a few rather uncommon sw. spp.) are now placed in Purenleon(1) (J.D. Oswald, pers. comm. to =v=, 5/24/10)
Explanation of Names
Nemoleontinae Banks 1911
19 spp. in 4 genera in our area(2), all in the tribe of Glenurini. Globally, however, this is the largest and most diverse subfamily.
temperate and tropical regions worldwide; in our area, more diverse with 14 spp. in w. US, versus only 5 spp. in se. US(2)
Works Cited
1.A guide to the lacewings (Neuroptera) of Costa Rica
Norman D. Penny (author & editor), Kevin M. Hoffman, Martin Meinander, Victor J. Monserrat, Lionel A. Stange. 2002. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 53(12): 161-457.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.