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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7167 genera, 27214 species
Tree
Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7152 genera, 27179 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7034 genera, 26753 species
Tree
Superorder
West Africa
Neuropterida (Aspöck, Gusenleithner & Malicky, 1999)
 7 families, 50 genera, 83 species
Tree
Order
West Africa
Neuroptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lacewings) - Systematics
 7 families, 50 genera, 83 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
West Africa
    Hemerobiiformia (Henry, 1982)
     5 families, 16 genera, 31 species
Suborder
West Africa
    Myrmeleontiformia (Henry, 1982)
     2 families, 34 genera, 52 species

Family overview for Neuroptera (Lacewings) in West Africa
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesOwlflies
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 8 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDustywings
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesMantis-flies
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
7 Families with 83 Species in West Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Neuroptera in West Africa
Species with ANext  
Abascalaphus nigripes (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Allocormodes intractabilis (Walker, 1860)Info
Allocormodes maculipennis (E. L. Taschenberg, 1879)Info
Ascalaphus festivus (Rambur, 1842)Info
Ascalaphus nigripes -> Abascalaphus nigripesInfo
Ascalaphus worthingtoni (Kimmins, 1949)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Banyutus lethifer (Navas, 1912)Info
Brevibarbis decellei (Tjeder & Hansson, 1992)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Campylophlebia magnifica (Mclachlan, 1891)Info
Centroclisis dasymalla ()Info
Centroclisis distincta (Rambur, 1842)Info
Centroclisis rufescens (Gerstäcker, 1885)Info
Ceratochrysa antica (Walker, 1853)Info
Cercomantispa decellei (Poivre, 1982)Info
Cercomantispa vulpes (Stitz, 1913)Info
Chrysoperla plicata (Tjeder, 1966)Info
Chrysoperla pudica (Navas, 1914)Info
Cirrops kumari (Tjeder, 1980)Info
Creoleon africanus (Rambur, 1842)Info
Creoleon nubifer (Kolbe, 1897)Info
Cymothales delicatus (Banks, 1911)Info
Cymothales liberiensis (Van Der Weele, 1904)Info
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Dicolpus sjostedti (Van Der Weele, 1905)Info
Dicolpus volucris (Gerstäcker, 1885)Info
Dicromantispa gracilis (Erichson, 1839)Info
Dicromantispa synapsis (Hoffman In Penny, 2002)Info
Disparomitus bacillus (Gerstäcker, 1885)Info
Distoleon persephone (Banks, 1911)Info
Distoleon tholloni (Navas, 1914)Info
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Ganguilus pallescens (Navas, 1912)Info
Glenochrysa conradina (Navas, 1910)Info
Glenochrysa typica -> Glenochrysa conradinaInfo
Gymnoleon exilis (Banks, 1911)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hagenomyia tristis (Walker, 1853)Info
Helicomitus worthingtoni -> Ascalaphus worthingtoniInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jaya rogeri -> Centroclisis dasymallaInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachlathetes gigas (Dalman, 1823)Info
Lekrugeria koenigi (Esben-petersen, 1915)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroleon lynceus -> Myrmeleon lynceusInfo
Mallada boninensis -> Mallada desjardinsiInfo
Mantispa nabota (Olivier, , 1797)Info
Mantispa nana -> Mantispa nabotaJapanese mitten lobsterInfo
Mantispa paraguayana (Ohl, 2004)Tidepool ghost shrimpInfo
Mantispa tessmanni (Stitz, 1913)Info
Mantispa zonaria (Navas, 1925)Japanese mud shrimpInfo
Micromus timidus (Hagen, 1853)Info
Myrmecaelurus atomarius (Rambur, 1842)Info
Myrmecaelurus gestroanus (Navas, 1932)Info
Myrmecaelurus sectorius (Navas, 1912)Info
Myrmeleon lynceus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Myrmeleon obscurus (Rambur, 1842)Info
Myrmeleon sexmaculatus (Navas, 1912)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neosemidalis enderleini (Meunier, 1910)Info
Nephoneura costalis (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Nosa tigris (Dalman, 1823)Info
Notiobiella rosea (Kimmins, 1933)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oyochrysa ancora (Brooks, 1985)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpares digitatus (Gerstäcker, 1894)Info
Palpares gigas -> Lachlathetes gigasInfo
Palpares incommodus (Walker, 1853)Info
Palpares latipennis -> Parapalpares latipennisInfo
Palpares tigris -> Nosa tigrisInfo
Parapalpares latipennis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Phalascusa pardalis (Gerstäcker, 1888)Info
Phanoclisis longicollis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Podallea pellita (U. Aspöck & H. Aspöck, 1981)Info
Podallea tjederi (U. Aspöck & H. Aspöck, 1981)Info
Podallea vasseana (Navas, 1910)Info
Pseudoclimaciella alberti (Navas, 1936)Info
Pseudoclimaciella apicipennis (Kolbe, 1897)Info
Pseudoclimaciella congensis (Navas, 1936)Info
Pseudoclimaciella coronata (Stitz, 1913)Info
Pseudoclimaciella loanga (Navas, 1909)Info
Pseudoclimaciella tropica (Westwood, 1852)Info
Pseudohybris heymonsi (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sagittalata hilaris (Navas, 1925)Info
Stenares hyaena (Dalman, 1823)Info
Stephanolasca rufopicta (Walker, 1853)Info
Suarius walsinghami walsinghami (Navas, 1914)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tmesibasis royi (Tjeder, 1980)Info
Tmesibasis waelbroecki (Van Der Weele, 1909)Info
Tomatares clavicornis (Latreille, 1829)Info
Tytomyia flinti (Tjeder & Hansson, 1992)Info
83 Species in Neuroptera for West Africa listed
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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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