New distributional records for some Canadian Neuropterida (Insecta: Neuroptera, Megaloptera)


  • M. Meinander Zoological Museum Finnish Museum of Natural History POB 17, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki *deceased
  • J. Klimaszewski Natural Resources Canada Canadian Forest Service Laurentian Forestry Centre 1055 rue du P.E.P.S. Case postale 10380 Stn. Sainte-Foy, QC G1V 4C7
  • G. G. E. Scudder Department of Zoology University of British Columbia 6270 University Boulevard Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4


The conjopterygids Conwentzia pineticola Enderlein, Helicoconis californica Meinander, Semidalis angusta (Banks) and S. pseudouncinata Meinander, and the myrmeleontid Dendroleon speciosus Banks are reported as new to Canada. Semidalis pseudouncinata is a new introduction for North America. Additional distribution records are given for six British Columbian neuropterid species, four of which are new provincial records.


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