Definition of Order neuroptera

1. Noun. An order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Neuroptera

order Monotremata
order Mucorales
order Musales
order Myaceae
order Mycelia Sterilia
order Mycoplasmatales
order Mycrosporidia
order Myricales
order Myrtales
order Mysidacea
order Myxobacterales
order Myxobacteria
order Myxobacteriales
order Myxosporidia
order Naiadales
order Neuroptera
order Nidulariales
order Notostraca
order Nudibranchia
order Octopoda
order Odonata
order Oleales
order Ophioglossales
order Opiliones
order Opuntiales
order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi

Literary usage of Order neuroptera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"There remain then those of the old order Neuroptera in which the perfect insect ... Even under this restriction of the old order Neuroptera we have still a ..."

2. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"Order NEUROPTERA (Neu-rop'te-ra). The Dobson, Aphis-lions, Ant-lions, and others. ... The order Neuroptera as now restricted is represented in the United ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"opinion is in regard to the order Neuroptera. In this order as defined by Linnaeus there are included insects with a complete metamorphosis as well as those ..."

4. Men and Women of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries by George Washington Moon (1891)
"As a specialist he has particularly attended to the order neuroptera, upon which his publications are very numerous, the principal separate work, ..."

5. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"Order NEUROPTERA. As this term is now limited it includes only those nerve- or net-winged forms with complete metamorphosis in w:hich the biting mouth parts ..."

6. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"Perla is clearly more nearly related to some of the genera left by Brulte in his restricted order Neuroptera than it is to Ephemera. ..."

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