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Distribution path and Subregions of Greece (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - Southeast Europe - Greece
Subregions: Aegean Islands (Crete)
Taxonomy for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in Greece
Class
Greece
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 468 families, 4735 genera, 16218 species
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Subclass
Greece
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 462 families, 4721 genera, 16199 species
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Infraclass
Greece
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 451 families, 4693 genera, 16136 species
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Superorder
Greece
Neuropterida (Aspöck, Gusenleithner & Malicky, 1999)
 8 families, 21 genera, 63 species
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Order
Greece
Neuroptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lacewings) - Systematics
 7 families, 12 genera, 20 species
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Families50    worldwide
Genera1.411    worldwide
Species13.846    worldwide
Common namesLacewings, Ant-lions, Mantispids, Antlions, Spongillaflies, Owlflies, Mantisflies, Ant lions, Net-veined insects, Net-winged insects, Mantidflies, Nerve-Winged Insects
German namesNetzflügler, Gitterflügler, Echte Netzflügler
Dutch namesNetvleugeligen
Danish namesNetvinger
Finnish namesVerkkosiipiset, Harsosiipiset
Norwegian namesNettvinger
Swedish namesNätvingar
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Nearctic

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Carboniferous)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesNeuroptera in bacs-s02.bacs.uq.edu.au
Neuroptera in bie.ala.org.au
Neuroptera in darwinfoundation.org
Neuroptera in faunaeur.org
Neuroptera in itis.gov
Neuroptera in papua-insects.nl
Neuroptera in dyntaxa.se
Neuroptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Greece
    Hemerobiiformia (Henry, 1982)
     3 families, 3 genera, 3 species
Suborder
Greece
    Myrmeleontiformia (Henry, 1982)
     3 families, 8 genera, 16 species
Suborder
Greece
    Nevrorthiformia (Aspöck, 1995)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

Family overview for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in Greece
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesOwlflies
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesMantis-flies
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nevrorthidae (Nakahara, 1958) - 1 Species
Osmylidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesOsmylids
8 Families with 20 Species in Greece


Species overview - Checklist for Neuroptera in Greece
Creoleon plumbeus (Olivier, 1811)Info
Cueta beieri (Hölzel, 1969)Info
Deleproctophylla australis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Italochrysa italica (Rossi, 1790)Info
Libelloides lacteus (Brullé, 1832)Info
Libelloides macaronius (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Libelloides ottomannus -> Libelloides lacteusInfo
Libelloides rhomboides cretensis (Van Der Wheele, 1908)Info
Libelloides rhomboides rhomboides (Schneider, 1845)Info
Libelloides rhomboideus (Schneider, 1845)Info
Myrmecaelurus trigrammus (Pallas, 1771)Info
Myrmeleon formicarius (Linnaeus, 1767)Ant LionSite
Myrmeleon noacki (Ohm, 1965)Info
Nemoptera bipennis (Illiger, 1812)Info
Nemoptera coa (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Nemoptera sinuata (Olivier, 1811)Info
Nevrorthus apatelios (H. Aspöck & Al., 1977)Info
Osmylus fulvicephalus (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Palpares libelloides (Linnaeus, 1764)Info
Wesmaelius subnebulosus (Stephens, 1836)Info
20 Species in Neuroptera for Greece listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderNeuropterida
OrderNeuroptera
Lacewings, Ant-lions, Mantispids, Antlions, Spongillaflies, Owlflies, Mantisflies, Ant lions, Net-veined insects, Net-winged insects, Mantidflies, Nerve-Winged Insects
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Planipennia
Raphidiodea (Latreille, 1810)

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