Neuroptera

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Neuroptera

the order of ENDOPTERYGOTE insects containing the alderflies and lacewings, possessing two pairs of similar, membranous wings.
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Wiegmann, "On wings of lace: phylogeny and Bayesian divergence time estimates of Neuropterida (Insecta) based on morphological and molecular data," Systematic Entomology, vol.
The second superclade is a neuropterDid assemblage (Neuropteroidea), comprised of the Neuropterida, consisting of the Raphidioptera, Megaloptera and Neuroptera, which internally has variable support; plus the Coleopterida, comprising the Coleoptera and Strepsiptera (Wiegmann et al., 2009).