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Family Dilaridae - Pleasing Lacewings

 
 
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A revision of the Nearctic Hemerobiidae, Berothidae, Sisyridae, Polystoechotidae and Dilaridae (Neuroptera)
By Carpenter F.M.
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts and Sciences 74: 193-280, 1940

The Neuroptera of North-Central Texas, with keys for the identification of species
By Roy C. Vogtsberger
Midwestern State University [Master's thesis], 1990

Neuroptera (Neuropterida)
By John D. Oswald, Atilano Contreras-Ramos, & Norman D. Penny
Biodiversidad, Taxonomía y Biogeografía de Artrópodos de México: hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento. Vol. 3: pp. 559-581, 2002
Oswald, J. D.; Contreras Ramos, A.; Penny, N. D. 2002. Neuroptera (Neuropterida). Pp. 559-581 in Bousquets, J. L.; Morrone, J. J. (eds.). Biodiversidad, Taxonomía y Biogeografía de Artrópodos de México: hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento. Vol. 3. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico. x + 690 pp.

FULL TEXT (ResearchGate)

Phylogeny and evolution of Neuropterida: Where have wings of lace taken us?
By Engel M.S., Winterton S.L., Breitkreuz L.C.V.
Ann. Rev. Ent. 63: 531-551, 2018

A few new North American Neuroptera
By Banks N.
Psyche 42: 53–57, 1935

A guide to the lacewings (Neuroptera) of Costa Rica
By Norman D. Penny (author & editor), Kevin M. Hoffman, Martin Meinander, Victor J. Monserrat, Lionel A. Stange
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 53(12): 161-457, 2002
This is an excellent, relatively recent, and richly illustrated treatment of the order Neuroptera in Costa Rica. Although its geographic focus is outside our area, it can still be helpful for BugGuide users in various ways. It is fully accessible online at this link.

For convenient access, linked page numbers for family treatments and figures are given below:

  Family Ascalaphididae:   Text pp. 176-185 (Norm Penny),   Figures: pp. 293-299

New Neuroptera and Trichoptera from the United States
By Nathan Banks
Psyche 50: 74-81, 1943

The Megaloptera and Neuroptera of Minnesota
By Sophy I. Parfin
The American Midland Naturalist, 47(2): 421-434, 1952

 
 
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