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Family Mantispidae. In: Penny N.D., ed. A guide to the lacewings (Neuroptera) of Costa Rica
By Kevin M. Hoffman
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 53(12): 251-275, 2002
Cite: 822710 with citation markup [cite:822710]
Read online starting on pg. 251 at Biodiversity Heritage Library web site (figures start on pg. 419).

This is an excellent, relatively recent, treatment of the family Mantispidae in Costa Rica. Although its geographic focus is outside our area, it can still be helpful for BugGuide users in various ways. Much of the treatment is adapted from Hoffman's 1992 Ph.D. dissertation: "Systematics of the Mantispinae (Neuroptera: Mantispidae) of North, Central, and South America(1)".

should be at order level rather than family

You're right =v=
So I made a new book page under order Neuroptera: [cite:1041565]

But I'm leaving this book page intact (rather than deleting it) since I've cited it in various posts & comments, and others may have as well.

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