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Genus Scotoleon

Which Antlion - Scotoleon Myrmeleontidae - Scotoleon yavapai - male Antlion - Scotoleon nigrilabris - female Scotoleon nigrilabris? - Scotoleon nigrilabris - female My cute little antlion - Scotoleon alien eyes - Scotoleon nigrilabris - female S carrizonus - Scotoleon carrizonus - female Male,  Brachynemurini - Scotoleon nigrescens
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 Myrmeleontinae (Giant, Long-tailed, and Pit-trapping Antlions)
Tribe Brachynemurini (Long-tailed Antlions)
Genus Scotoleon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
species formerly treated as a part of Brachynemurus(1)
Explanation of Names
Scotoleon Banks 1913
Greek σκότος scótos ('dark') + λέων léōn ('lion')
20 spp. in our area(2); 23 spp. total, all in North America (NA's largest antlion genus)
1. Scotoleon carrizonus: AZ, CA, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT
2. Scotoleon deflexus: CA, NM
4. Scotoleon expansus: AZ, CA, NM, TX
5. Scotoleon fidelitas: AZ, CA
6. Scotoleon infuscatus: CA
7. Scotoleon intermedius: AZ, CA, NV, UT
8. Scotoleon longipalpis: AZ, CA, NM, NV, TX
10. Scotoleon minusculus: AZ, CA, KS, NE, NM, OK, TX, UT
11. Scotoleon minutus: AZ, CA, NV
12. Scotoleon niger: AZ, CA, NV
14. Scotoleon nigrilabris: AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MT, NE, NM, NV, SD, TX, UT, WY
15. Scotoleon nivatensis: AZ, CA, ID, NV, OR
16. Scotoleon pallidus: AZ, CA, NM, NV, TX
17. Scotoleon peregrinus: BC; AZ, CA, CO, NE, NM, NV, UT, WY
18. Scotoleon quadripunctatus: AZ, CA, NV
19. Scotoleon singularis: AZ, CA, NV, NM, UT
20. Scotoleon yavapai: AZ, CA, NV, UT
western US (esp. sw.), with 3 spp. ranging northeast to SD, NE, and MN. A single species ranging into Canada (BC).(2)
Adults of one species reported to take nectar from Gaura flowers in TX(1)
Works Cited
1.Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America
Eric Eaton, Kenn Kaufman. 2006. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico
Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 39-114.