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Snakefly (Agulla [15 spp.])

Arthropoda > Insecta > Raphidioptera > Raphidiidae

15 spp. occur in CA; at least 6 are known to occur in Southern California:

A. astuta (S:Pasadena,San Gabriel Mts,Mt. Wilson)
A. bicolor (S:Clarement)
A. bractea (H:San Gabriel Mts)
A. faulkneri (H:Riverside)
A. modesta (H:Los Angeles,Big Bear Lake)
A. nigrinotum (H:Kern)

9 more known from California, SoCal occurrence unknown.

A. adnixa (Hagen, 1861:195;Hagen doesn't expand on range)
A. arnaudi (Aspock, 1973:234)
A. assimilis (Carpenter, 1936:128)
A. barri (Aspock, 1973:239; H:Inyo)
A. crotchi (Banks, 1924:429)
A. herbsti (Carpenter, 1936:130)
A. directa (Carpenter, 1936:125; H:Oroville, Butte County)
A. paramerica (Aspock, 1982:104; H:Plumas County)
A. unicolor (Carpenter, 1936:121; H:Yosemite Nat. Park)

H: holotype, S: syntype, L: lectotype

Anybody with information regarding the ranges of these species, their identification, or any other relevant resources, please contact me.

1. Penny, N. D., P. A. Adams & L. A. Stange. Species Catalog of the Neuroptera , Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico (1997)

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