Latest Neuroptera Stories

Distant Relatives Of Gardeners’ Friend Discovered
2013-03-07 15:11:36

In a new article published in the Journal of Paleontology, two paleontologists describe the most diverse group of fossilized green lacewing insects known.

New Lacewing From Malaysia Discovered Online Accidentally
2012-08-09 14:12:36

Green lacewings live in a wide variety of habitats, especially tropical forests.

Researchers Find Fossil Of Ancient Silky Lacewing Insect
2011-10-06 03:45:42

A team of researchers from the Capital Normal University in Beijing (China) and the Institute of Biology and Soil Sciences in Vladivostok (Russia) has discovered a remarkable silky lacewing insect from the Mesozoic of China.

Latest Neuroptera Reference Libraries

2005-09-07 18:26:33

The insect order Neuroptera (net-winged insects) includes the fishflies, snakeflies, lacewings and antlions. The adults of this order possess four membranous wings, with the forewings and hindwings about the same size, and with many veins. They have chewing mouthparts, and undergo complete metamorphosis. There are three suborders: Megaloptera (dobsonflies, fishflies, and alderflies), Raphidiodea (snakeflies), and Planipennia (dusty-wings, lacewings, antlions, and owlflies).

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.