Neuroptera

Synonym: Planipennia Common names: lacewings, mantispids, antlions

Minute to large soft-bodied insects; head with chewing mouthparts, long multisegmented antennae, and well-developed compound eyes; two pairs of identical wings present, most species with primitive venation and veins bifurcated at wing margins; abdomen 10-segmented, cerci absent.

Larvae of most species terrestrial with suctorial mouthparts. Pupae decticous and exarate, enclosed in a cocoon.

The order includes about 6000 species and is represented in all world regions though is more diverse in warmer climates. About 335 species have been described from North America, 620 from Australia, and 66 from Britain.

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