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  • Adams, P. A. 1958. Studies in the Neuroptera, with special reference to wing structure and evolution in the Osmyloidea. Ph.D. Dissertation. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussets. 120 pp. 16 plates with 79 figures.
  • Aspöck, U. 1992. Crucial points in the phylogeny of the Neuroptera (Insecta). Pp. 63-73 in Current Research in Neuropterology. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Neuropterology, M. Canard, H. Aspöck, and M. W. Mansell, eds. Toulouse. [Symposium held in Bagnères-de-Luchon, France, 1991.] 8 figures.
  • Aspöck, U. 2002. Phylogeny of the Neuropterida (Insecta: Holometabola). Zoologica Scripta 31(1):51-55.
  • Aspöck, U., J. D. Plant, and H. L. Nemeschkal. 2001. Cladistic analysis of Neuroptera and their systematic position within Neuropterida (Insecta: Holometabola: Neuropterida: Neuroptera). Systematic Entomology 26(1):73-86.
  • Aspöck, U.; Mansell, M. W. 1994. A revision of the family Rhachiberothidae Tjeder, 1959, stat. n. (Neuroptera). Systematic Entomology 19:181-206. 53 figures.
  • Borror, D. J., C. A. Triplehorn, and N. F. Johnson. 1989. An Introduction to the Study of Insects. Sixth Edition. Saunders College Publishing, Philadelphia.
  • Brooks, S. J. 1997. An overview of the current status of Chrysopidae (Neuroptera) systematics. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 44(2): 267-275.
  • Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca. 2002. Invertebrates, Second Edition. xx + 936
  • Gillott, Cedric. 1980. Entomology. xviii + 729
  • Grimaldi, David & Michael S. Engel (2005). Evolution of the Insects. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-82149-5.
  • Handlirsch, A. 1906-1908 [various]. Die fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der rezenten Formen. W. Engelmann, Leipzig. 1430 pp. Several plates with neuropterid figures. Dating: From information on p. ix: "Ausgegeben wurde: 1. Lieferung, Bogen 1-10, Tafel 1-9 im Mai 1906. 2. [Lieferung, Bogen] 11-20, [Tafel] 10-18 [im] Juni 1906. 3. [Lieferung, Bogen] 21-30, [Tafel] 19-27 [im] August 1906. 4. [Lieferung, Bogen] 31-40, [Tafel] 28-36 [im] Oktober 1906. 5. [Lieferung, Bogen] 41-50, [Tafel] 37-45 [im] Februar 1907. 6. [Lieferung, Bogen] 51-60, [Tafel] 46-51 [im] Juni 1907. 7. [Lieferung, Bogen] 61-70 im November 1907. 8. [Lieferung, Bogen] 71-80 [im] Januar 1908. 9. [Lieferung, Bogen] 81-90 [im] Juli 1980."
  • Haring, E. and Aspöck, U. 2004. Phylogeny of the Neuropterida: a first molecular approach. Systematic Entomology 29:415–430.
  • Henry, C. S. 1978 [1979.??.??]. An unusual ascalaphid larvae (Neuroptera: Ascalaphidae) from southern africa, with comments on larval evolution within the Myrmeleontoidea. Psyche 85:265-274. 4 figures.
  • MacLeod, E. G. 1964. Comparative morphological studies on the head capsule and cervix of larval Neuroptera (Insecta). Ph.D. Dissertation. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussets, U.S.A. 528 pp.
  • Mansell, M. W. 1992. The systematic position of the Nemopteridae (Insecta: Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Pp. 233-241 in Current Research in Neuropterology. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Neuropterology, M. Canard, H. Aspöck, and M. W. Mansell, eds. Toulouse. [Symposium held in Bagnères-de-Luchon, France, 1991.] 1 figure.
  • Martynova, O. M. 1949. Mesozoic lacewings (Neuroptera) and their bearing on concepts of phylogeny and systematics of the order [in Russian]. Akademia nauk SSSR. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 20:150-170. 11 figures.
  • Martynova, O. M. 1952. Permian Neuroptera of the USSR [in Russian]. Akademia nauk SSSR. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 40:197-237. 32 figures.
  • Meinander, M. 1972. A revision of the family Coniopterygidae (Planipennia). Acta Zoologica Fennica 136:1-357. 223 figures.
  • Penny, Norman D., Philip A. Adams, and Lionel A. Stange. 1997. Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 50, no. 3. 39-114
  • Riek, E. F. 1976. The family Stilbopterygidae (Neuroptera) in Australia. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 15:297-302. 6 figures.
  • Tauber, Catherine A., Maurice J. Tauber, and Gilberto S. Albuquerque. 2003. Ephemeroptera (Mayflies). Pages 721-729 in Encyclopedia of Insects, V. H. Resh and R. T. Cardé, eds. Academic Press, New York.
  • Waide RB, Reagan WB (eds) (1996) The food web of a tropical rainforest. University of Chicago Press, Chicago
  • Willmann, R. 1990. The phylogenetic position of the Rhachiberothinae and the basal sister-group relationships within the Mantispidae (Neuroptera). Systematic Entomology 15:253-265. 27 figures.
  • Winterton, S. L. and S. J. Brooks. 2002. Phylogeny of the apochrysine green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Apochrysinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95(1): 16-28.
  • Withycombe, C. L. 1924-1925 [1925.02.20]. Some aspects of the biology and morphology of the Neuroptera. With special reference to the immature stages and their possible phylogenetic significance. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1924:303-411. 2 text figures and 6 plates with 37 figures. Dating: From note on reverse of title page of vol. 1924.
  • Zwick, P. 1967. Beschreibung der aquatischen Larve von Neurorthus [sic] fallax (Rambur) und Errichtung der neuen Planipennierfamilie Neurorthidae fam. nov. Gewasser und Abwasser 44/45:65-86. 10 figures.


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