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Tribe Nemoleontini

Antlion: species Glenurus gratus - Glenurus gratus unknown bug - Glenurus luniger Antlion - Euptilon ornatum Big Fly - Euptilon Brachynemurus sp? - Euptilon ornatum Euptilon ornatum Purty bug - Glenurus gratus Glenurus luniger? - Glenurus luniger
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Myrmeleontiformia (Antlions and Owlflies)
Family Myrmeleontidae (Antlions)
Tribe Nemoleontini
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 (J.D. Oswald, pers. comm. to =v=, 5/24/10)
Explanation of Names
Nemoleontini Banks 1911
globally, this is the largest and most diverse tribe, but with just 19 spp.(1) in 4 genera in our area
temperate and tropical regions worldwide; in our area, more diverse in w. US, with 5 spp. in se. US(1)