Family Chrysopidae Schneider 1851 (green lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Chrysopidae

Parent taxon: Hemerobioidea according to M. S. Engel et al. 2018

See also Carpenter 1992, Engel and Grimaldi 2008, Makarkin et al. 2013, Martins-Neto 1997, Martins-Neto 2002 and Statz 1936

Sister taxa: Ascalochrysidae, Hemerobiidae, Osmylitidae, Solenoptilidae, Acanthochrysa, Mesochrysopidae, Tragichrysa, Tyruschrysa, Hallucinochrysa, Corydasialidae, Phyllochrysa, Cratochrysidae

Subtaxa: Chrysopinae Cretachrysa Danochrysa Limaiinae Nothochrysinae Paralembochrysa Stephenbrooksia

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (12), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (1), United States (3: Colorado)

• Eocene of Canada (3: British Columbia), Denmark (6), France (1), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (11: Colorado, Montana, Washington)

• Paleocene of China (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3), China (4), Mongolia (1), Myanmar (1), the Russian Federation (10), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of China (1), Kazakhstan (6)

Total: 77 collections including 114 occurrences

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