The Lacewing Digital Library (LDL)
is a web portal designed to provide convenient access to a wealth of
digital information pertaining to the lacewings, antlions, fishflies, snakeflies
and related insects of the superorder Neuropterida (orders Neuroptera, Megaloptera
and Raphidioptera). The LDL portal provides access to multiple
on-line sources of information about neuropterid insects, world neuropterists,
and related topics of interest. To access resources available through the
portal select from the items found in the menu bar above, or choose a resource in the selection box below.
NEW! The LDL project team is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Lacewing Digital Library—the Bibliography of the Neuropterida (BotN), Version 9.00. The new version of the bibliography implements two new datasets. The first of these contains 35,000+ annotations pertaining to species names cited in 1500+ bibliography-cited works; the second contains 32,000+ annotations to figures contained in 1200+ bibliography-cited works. Now with citations to 13,200+ works (1400+ new) and links to digital copies of 5700+ unique works (1400+ new) and 84,800+ pages of text and illustrations (26,000+ new), the Bibliography of the Neuroptera is more extensive and more useful than ever before.