14 genera* in 3 tribes in our area; 60 genera in 4 tribes worldwide
* Genus not yet in the guide: Plesiochrysa Adams, 1982 (1 sp., FL)
Belonopterygini: very short prothorax (broader than its length by 1.5 times) and proportionally larger eyes, often bluer in appearance than in other tribes.
Chrysopini: elongate prothorax, antennae comparable to body length (apart from Ceraeochrysa), most species lack a darkened pterostigma (apart from some Eremochrysa)
Leucochrysini: elongate prothorax, antennae significantly longer than body length, most species have a darkened pterostigma (apart from L. arizonensis)