Insects of West Virginia

Megaloptera and Neuroptera

Works Consulted

What follows is not a comprehensive bilbiography of the Megaloptera and Neuroptera, but simply a list of books and articles that were consulted in the writing of the various species pages.

Banks N. 1927. Revision of the Nearctic Myrmeleontidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 68(1).

Barrows E.M., Mcintyre A.M., Flint O.S.,Jr. 2005. Alderfly (Neuroptera: Sialidae) Flight Periods, Sex Ratios, and Habitat use in a Virginia Freshwater Tidal Marsh, Low Forest, and their Ecotones. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107(3):693-9.

Bram R.A. and Bickley W.E. 1963. Green Lacewings of the Genus Chrysopa in Maryland (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). University of Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin A-124:1-18.

Davidson J.A. 1969. Rearing Mantispa viridis Walker in the Laboratory (Neuroptera, Mantispidae). Entomological News :29-31.

Davis KC. 1903. Sialidae of North and South America. In: Aquatic insects in New York State. Albany: University of the State of New York. 442 pp.

Garland J.A. and Kevan D.K.M. 2007. Chrysopidae of Canada and Alaska (Insecta, Neuroptera): Revised Checklist, New and Noteworthy Records, and Geo-Referenced Localities. Zootaxa 1486:1-84.

Hamilton R.I.V., Whitaker M., Farmer T.C., Benn A.A., Duffield R.M. 1996. A Report of Chauliodes (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) in the Purple Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia purpurea L. (Sarraceniaceae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 69(3):257-9.

Hayashi F. 1999. Rapid Evacuation of Spermatophore Contents and Male Post-Mating Behaviour in Alderflies (Megaloptera: Sialidae). Entomological Science 2(1):49-56.

Henry C.S. 1982. Reproductive and Calling Behavior in Two Closely Related, Sympatric Lacewing Species, Chrysopa oculta and C. chi (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 84(1):191-203.

Lilly C.K., Ashley D.L., Tarter D.C. 1978. Observations on a Population of Sialis itasca Ross in West Virginia (Megaloptera: Sialidae). Psyche, 85(2-3), 209-217 .

Locklin J., Arsuffi T., Bowles D. 2006. Life History of Sialis (Megaloptera: Sialidae) in a Lentic and Lotic Ecosystem in Central Texas. The American Midland Naturalist 155:50-62.

Pennuto C.M. and Stewart T.J. 2001. Oviposition Site Preference and Factors Influencing Egg Mass Characteristics of the Saw-Combed Fishfly (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) in Southern Maine. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 16(2):209-18.

Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Species Catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 50(3):39-114.

Rehn J.W.H. 1939. A Study in North American Mantispidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 65(3):237-63.

Tarter D.C., Watkins W.D., Little M.L. 1975. Life History of the Fishfly, Nigronia fasciatus (Megaloptera: Corydalidae). Psyche 82(1):81-8.

Tarter D.C. 1988. New Record of the Alderfly Sialis vagans for West Virginia (Megaloptera: Sialidae). Entomological News 99(1):63 p.

Tarter D.C. and Watkins W.D. 1974. Distribution of the Fishfly Genera Chauliodes Latreille and Nigronia Banks in West Virginia. Proc.W.Va.Acad.Sci 46(2):146-9.

Tarter D.C. and Woodrum J.E. 1973. Distribution and New Record of the Alderfly Sialis (Megaloptera: Sialidae) in West Virginia. Entomological News 84(5):147-8.

Tarter D.C., Watkins W.D., Little M.L. 1975. Life History of the Fishfly, Nigronia fasciata (Megaloptera: Corydalidae). Psyche 82(1):81-8.

Tarter D.C., Chaffee D.L., Covell C.V., O'Keefe S.T. 2006. New Distribution Records of Fishflies (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) for Kentucky, U.S.A. Entomological News 117(1):41-6.

Tauber C.A. 2004. A Systematic Review of the Genus Leucochrysa (Neuroptera:Chrysopidae) in the United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(6):1129-58.

Whiting M.F. 1991. A Distributional Study of Sialis (Megaloptera: Sialidae) in North America. Entomological News 102(1):50-6.

Woodrum J.E. and Tarter D.C. 1973. The Life History of the Alderfly, Sialis aequalis Banks, in an Acid Mine Stream. American Midland Naturalist 89(2):360-8.

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