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Subfamily Chauliodinae - Fishflies

Spring Fishfly - Chauliodes rastricornis - female Unknown insect - Chauliodes rastricornis insect 080803 - Chauliodes rastricornis Which Chauliodes - Chauliodes rastricornis - male Protochauliodes spenceri Who is this? - Chauliodes rastricornis Dark Fishfly - Nigronia fasciata Large aquatic larva - Nigronia serricornis
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 Chauliodinae (Fishflies)
Explanation of Names
Chauliodinae Davis 1903
Numbers
~130 spp worldwide.
6 genera and 18 spp in our area(1):
    Chauliodes — 2 eastern US species (pectinicornis, rastricornis)
    Dysmicohermes — 2 western US species (disjunctus, ingens)
    Neohermes — 5 US species (angusticollis, californicus, concolor, filicornis, matheri)
    Nigronia — 2 eastern species (fasciata, serricornis)
    Orohermes — 1 western US species (crepusculus)
    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.