The biology of this little-known order is summarized by Gurney (1938, 1974) and Riegel (1963). The possible phylogenetic relationships of the order are discussed by Engel and Grimaldi (2002) (and authors cited therein). Engel and Grimaldi (2002) provide a list of the described species and their distribution.

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