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Related to Mecoptera: Panorpidae, Siphonaptera, Boreidae
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  • noun

Synonyms for Mecoptera

an order of carnivorous insects usually having long membranous wings and long beaklike heads with chewing mouths at the tip

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The thoracic morphology of Nannochorista (Nannochoristidae) and its implications for the phylogeny of the Mecoptera and Antliophora.
Description and distributional records of American Mecoptera.
Arthropods collected at 5 sites in the preserve, included these 9 insect orders (with number of families on parentheses): Coleopt era (15), Diptera (12), Hymenoptera (10), Hemiptera (9), Lepidoptera (9), Homoptera (4), Siphonaptera (2), Phasmida (1), and Mecoptera (1).
Population Genetics of the Mecoptera of Saginaw County, Michigan.
Fragmenta Faunistica Tirolensia--17 (Arachnida: Araneae; Insecta: Psocoptera, Strepsiptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera: Mycetophiloidea).
2000 Mecoptera Byers 1977 Trichoptera Munoz-Quesada 1999 Lepidoptera Morais et al.