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Subfamily Nemoleontinae - Picture-winged Antlions and Allies

Antlion - Glenurus gratus Glenurus gratus 062014Fly - Glenurus gratus Antlion - Glenurus gratus Antlion - Purenleon albovarius Glenarus gratus - Glenurus gratus Please help us to identify this guy. - Euptilon ornatum Antlion  - Euptilon normale
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 including 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.