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Subfamily Corydalinae - Dobsonflies

Eastern Dobsonfly (Corydalus cornutus) - Corydalus cornutus - male Eastern Dobsonfly - Corydalus cornutus - male Hellgrammite- Dobsonfly Larva - Corydalus cornutus Large horned flying insect - Dobsonfly - male - Corydalus cornutus - male Corydalus cornutus - Eastern Dobson Fly - Corydalus cornutus - female Female Dobsonfly - Corydalus cornutus - female Corydalus cornutus Corydalus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Megaloptera (Alderflies, Dobsonflies, and Fishflies)
Family Corydalidae (Dobsonflies and Fishflies)
Subfamily Corydalinae (Dobsonflies)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
May not be monophyletic as some lineages appear to be more closely related to the Chauliodinae(1)
Numbers
A single genus in our area, ~50 spp. in 2 genera in the New World, >150 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)
Range
By far more diverse in the Oriental Region (2/3 of the world fauna); in the New World, mostly neotropical, especially diverse in S. America(1)