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Subfamily Corydalinae - Dobsonflies

Bugzilla - Corydalus cornutus What is this?  - Corydalus cornutus strange bug - Corydalus cornutus Is this a winged termite? - Corydalus cornutus Found on Window Screen - Corydalus cornutus - female Corydalus cornutus (Linnaeus) - Corydalus cornutus - female Female, Corydalus texanus? - Corydalus texanus - female Mayfly like bug - Corydalus cornutus
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)
A single genus in our area, ~50 spp. in 2 genera in the New World, >150 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)
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)