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Article below from Wikipedia entry: Chauliodes pectinicornis

Chauliodes pectinicornis is a species of fishfly from North America.


  • 1 Distribution
  • 2 Taxonomic history
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links


C. pectinicornis has a wide distribution in the eastern United States, from Maine in the north-east to Alachua, Liberty and Santa Rosa counties in Florida to the south-east, and as far west as Kansas.[1]

Taxonomic history

C. pectinicornis was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1763 work Centuria Insectorum.[2]


  1. ^ Lionel Stange (November 20, 2000). "A Checklist and Bibliography of the Megaloptera and Neuroptera of Florida". Florida State Collection of Arthropods. Retrieved June 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Detailed record for Chauliodes pectinicornis (Linnaeus, 1763)". Essig Museum of Entomology Species Lists. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 

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Chauliodes pectinicornis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Megaloptera
Genus: Chauliodes
Species: C. pectinicornis
Binomial name
Chauliodes pectinicornis
(Linnaeus, 1763)
  • Hemerobius pectinicornis Linnaeus, 1763
  • Hemerobius virginiensis Drury, 1773