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Subfamily Chauliodinae - Fishflies

Neohermes - Neohermes californicus Fishfly - Chauliodes pectinicornis stonefly 4004 - Chauliodes pectinicornis Chauliodes rastricornis - male Chauliodes rastricornis - male Fishfly - Chauliodes rastricornis Fishfly - Nigronia fasciata - male Insect Eggs
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Megaloptera (Alderflies, Dobsonflies, and Fishflies)
Family Corydalidae (Dobsonflies and Fishflies)
Subfamily Chauliodinae (Fishflies)
Explanation of Names
Chauliodinae Davis, 1903
6 genera and 19 spp. in our area;(1)(2) ~130 spp. worldwide.
1. Chauliodes — 2 eastern US species (pectinicornis, rastricornis)
2. Dysmicohermes — 2 western US species (disjunctus, ingens)
3. Neohermes — 6 species, 3 eastern US (angusticollis, concolor, matheri) and 3 western US (californicus, inexpectatus, filicornis)
4. Nigronia — 2 eastern species (fasciata, serricornis)
5. Orohermes — 1 western US species (crepusculus)
6. Protochauliodes — 6 western US species (aridus, cascadius, minimus, montivagus, simplus, spenceri)
Print References
Liu X., Wang Y., Shih C., Ren D., Yang D. (2012) Early Evolution and Historical Biogeography of Fishflies (Megaloptera: Chauliodinae): Implications from a Phylogeny Combining Fossil and Extant Taxa. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40345. (Full Text)
Wang Y., Liu X., Winterton S.L., Yang D. (2012). The First Mitochondrial Genome for the Fishfly Subfamily Chauliodinae and Implications for the Higher Phylogeny of Megaloptera. Mans B.J., ed., PLoS ONE, 7(10):e47302. (Full Text)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A New Fishfly Species (Megaloptera: Corydalidae: Neohermes Banks) Discovered from North America by a Systematic Revision
Xingyue Liu & Shaun L. Winterton. 2016. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148319.