Megaloptera

Synonyms: Corydalida, Sialoidea (in order Common names: alderflies and

Neuroptera sensu lato) dobsonflies

Large, soft-bodied insects; head with chewing mouthparts, elongate antennae, and large compound eyes, three ocelli present (Sialidae) or absent (Corydalidae); two pairs of identical wings with primitive venation and large number of crossveins, abdomen 10-segmented without cerci.

Larvae aquaticwith chewing mouthparts and paired abdominal gills. Pupae decticous and exarate.

Representatives of this small (300 species) order are found especially in temperate regions, though their distribution is discontinuous. Some 43 species have been described from North America, about 25 from Australia, and 3 from Britain.

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