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Genus Caurinus

Caurinus tlagu - female Caurinus tlagu - male Caurinus tlagu - male Caurinus dectes Russell 1979 - Caurinus dectes Caurinus dectes Russell 1979 - Caurinus dectes Caurinus dectes Russell 1979 - Caurinus dectes Caurinus dectes Russell 1979 - Caurinus dectes
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies)
Family Boreidae (Snow Scorpionflies)
Genus Caurinus
Explanation of Names
Caurinus Russell 1979
Numbers
2 spp. total, both in our area(1)
Identification
the two described spp. are very similar(1)
Range
nw. NA (one sp. in WA-OR, another on Prince of Wales Is., AK)(1)(2)
Remarks
relicts, the only known members of a clade dating to at least Late Jurassic(1)
Works Cited
1.Description of Caurinus tlagu, new species, from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska (Mecoptera, Boreidae, Caurininae)
Sikes, D.S., and J. Stockbridge. 2013. ZooKeys 316: 35-53.
2.Caurinus dectes Russell (Mecoptera: Boreidae: Caurininae) a range extension in Oregon and a new state record in Washington
Rood R.J., Johnson J.B., Lisowski E.A., Pike K.S., Turner W.J. 2015. Zootaxa 4013: 449–450.