Database Details : LDL Neuropterida Species of the World

Full name: LDL Neuropterida Species of the World
Short name: LDL Neuropterida
Version: Oct 2013
Release date: 2013-10-23
Authors/editors: Oswald J.D.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera
English name of the group: Lacewings, antlions, owlflies, fishflies, dobsonflies, snakeflies and relatives
Number of living species 6,424
Number of living infraspecific taxa 155
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 8,742
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 15,321
Abstract: The Neuropterida Species of the World catalogue documents fundamental taxonomic, nomenclatural and distributional information on extant and extinct neuropterid species on a global scale. The catalogue is a primary component of the Lacewing Digital Library (LDL) web portal ( The Catalogue of Life dataset is restricted to a taxonomic checklist of extant species. For more complete information on all neuropterid names/taxa, including considerable additional documentation from the primary scientific literature, search the on-line version of the catalogue at
Organization: Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA
Bibliographic citation: Oswald J.D. (2018). LDL Neuropterida Species of the World (version Oct 2013). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.