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Key to the Sialidae (Insecta: Megaloptera) Genera of the World

Version 1.0 (posted 10 November 2008)

Xing-yue Liu (1), Therese A. Catanach (2) & John D. Oswald (2)

(1) Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, 100193 Beijing, CHINA
(2) Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2475, USA

Nipponosialis kumejimae, spread adult
Sialis lutaria, adult; click to start key
Austrosialis maxmouldsi, wings
photo: © Entomart

Abstract: An interactive key to the seven extant world genera of alderflies, family Sialidae, is presented. Summary data on the nomenclature, taxonomy, species diversity and distribution of each genus are provided, together with photographs of the genera of this group of often common riparian insects.

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