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Kwik-Key to Common Families of Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera

Select "A" or "B" for your specimen:

A.   Front legs attach close to the head and are enlarged for catching prey (raptorial = mantis-like).

A: Family Mantispidae

B.   Front legs attach near the back of the prothorax and are adapted for walking/running (cursorial).

B: Raphidiomorpha

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