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Distribution path and Subregions of Nigeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Nigeria
Taxonomy for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in Nigeria
Class
Nigeria
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 325 families, 3446 genera, 10179 species
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Subclass
Nigeria
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 321 families, 3440 genera, 10173 species
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Infraclass
Nigeria
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 309 families, 3354 genera, 9881 species
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Superorder
Nigeria
Neuropterida (Aspöck, Gusenleithner & Malicky, 1999)
 6 families, 23 genera, 34 species
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Order
Nigeria
Neuroptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lacewings) - Systematics
 6 families, 23 genera, 34 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
Nigeria
    Hemerobiiformia (Henry, 1982)
     4 families, 7 genera, 16 species
Suborder
Nigeria
    Myrmeleontiformia (Henry, 1982)
     2 families, 16 genera, 18 species

Family overview for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in Nigeria
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 11 SpeciesOwlflies
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 3 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesMantis-flies
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
6 Families with 34 Species in Nigeria


Species overview - Checklist for Neuroptera in Nigeria
Abascalaphus nigripes (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Allocormodes maculipennis (E. L. Taschenberg, 1879)Info
Ascalaphus nigripes -> Abascalaphus nigripesInfo
Ascalaphus worthingtoni (Kimmins, 1949)Info
Campylophlebia magnifica (Mclachlan, 1891)Info
Ceratochrysa antica (Walker, 1853)Info
Cymothales liberiensis (Van Der Weele, 1904)Info
Dicolpus volucris (Gerstäcker, 1885)Info
Dicromantispa gracilis (Erichson, 1839)Info
Dicromantispa synapsis (Hoffman In Penny, 2002)Info
Disparomitus bacillus (Gerstäcker, 1885)Info
Glenochrysa conradina (Navas, 1910)Info
Glenochrysa typica -> Glenochrysa conradinaInfo
Hagenomyia tristis (Walker, 1853)Info
Helicomitus worthingtoni -> Ascalaphus worthingtoniInfo
Mantispa nabota (Olivier, , 1797)Info
Mantispa nana -> Mantispa nabotaJapanese mitten lobsterInfo
Mantispa paraguayana (Ohl, 2004)Tidepool ghost shrimpInfo
Mantispa zonaria (Navas, 1925)Japanese mud shrimpInfo
Micromus timidus (Hagen, 1853)Info
Myrmecaelurus atomarius (Rambur, 1842)Info
Nephoneura costalis (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Nosa tigris (Dalman, 1823)Info
Palpares digitatus (Gerstäcker, 1894)Info
Palpares tigris -> Nosa tigrisInfo
Phalascusa pardalis (Gerstäcker, 1888)Info
Podallea pellita (U. Aspöck & H. Aspöck, 1981)Info
Podallea tjederi (U. Aspöck & H. Aspöck, 1981)Info
Podallea vasseana (Navas, 1910)Info
Pseudoclimaciella congensis (Navas, 1936)Info
Pseudoclimaciella loanga (Navas, 1909)Info
Pseudoclimaciella tropica (Westwood, 1852)Info
Pseudohybris heymonsi (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Stenares hyaena (Dalman, 1823)Info
34 Species in Neuroptera for Nigeria 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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