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Myrmeleon  Linnaeus, 1767
Taxonomic Serial No.: 666191

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dicholeon Navás, 1920
    Grocus Navás, 1925
    Morter Navás, 1915
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderNeuroptera Linnaeus, 1758 – ant lions, lacewings, mantisflies, owlflies, spongillaflies, bichos lixeiros, formigas leăo, antlions, mantispids  
                                     SuperfamilyMyrmeleontoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                        FamilyMyrmeleontidae Latreille, 1802 – antlions  
                                           SubfamilyMyrmeleontinae Latreille, 1802  
                                              TribeMyrmeleontini Latreille, 1802  
                                                 SubtribeMyrmeleontina Latreille, 1802  
                                                    GenusMyrmeleon Linnaeus, 1767  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon reticulatus Charpentier, 1843  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon tschernovi Krivokhatsky, Shapoval and Shapoval, 2014  
                                                       Subgenus Myrmeleon (Myrmeleon) Linnaeus, 1767  
                                                       Subgenus Myrmeleon (Nehornius) Navás, 1925  
                                                     GenusMyrmeleon Linnaeus, 1767 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon contractus Walker, 1860  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon lambkini New, 1996  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon niger Linnaeus in Afzelius, 1823  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon punicanus Pantaleoni and Badano, 2012  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon saldaitisi Ábrahám, 2010  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon valentini Krivokhatsky, 2002  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon viridis Böber, 1793  
                                                       Species Myrmeleon yemenicus Hölzel, 2002  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Penny, Norman D., Philip A. Adams, and Lionel A. Stange  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 50, no. 3   
  Page(s): 39-114   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0068-547X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Myrmeleon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stange, Lionel A.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: A systematic catalog, bibliography and classification of the world antlions (Insecta: Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, vol. 74   
  Page(s): 565   
  Publisher: The American Entomological Institute   
  Publication Place: Gainesville, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-887988-18-1   
  Reference for: Myrmeleon   

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