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Common NameFamily NameKey Characters
 large trochanters, terrestrial
 aquatic, mesothoracic legs closer to pro
 split compound eyes, short antennae
 elytra not covering abdomen, clubbed ant
 slender, long, elytra short
 metasternum sometimes w/ longitudinal spine
 lamellate ant, front tibia dilated toothed
 large mandibles
 pronotum with groove, gap between pronotum and elytra
 bullet shaped, iridescent
 prosternum w/ lobe into a depression
 elytra with network of ridges
 very plumose antennae
 luminescent abdomen
 loose elytra, and rounded apically
 scales or hairs covering body
 hairy, pronotum inverted triangle
 bright colors, dilated tarsal seg
 554 tarsi, notched eyes, ant 11 seg
 554 tarsi, pronotum narrower than head, loose elytra
 long ant, 1/2 or more body length
Common NameFamily NameKey Characters
 ant no more than 1/2 body, notched eyes
 beak usually present
 mosquito like
 ant short, ocelli present, tibae w/ prominent apical spurs
 small hairy, wings roof like over back
 male plumose ant
 stocky, somewhat humpbacked,
 Like mosquito, no proboscis, very plumose
 large eyes, head somewhat triangular
 wasp like, y shaped ant
 bearded face
 round head, long probiscus, often hairy
 bee or wasp mimic
 arista plumose, hypopleuron w/o bristles
 body metallic color
 longitudinal stripes
 resemble house, but larger and hairier
 stalked eyes
 front wings bright
 drab moths, w/ broad wings
 large moths, w/ bi or quad ant
Common NameFamily NameKey Characters
 large body, narrow wings
 white, yellow, orange in combo with black
 hair like ant, brown, tufts hair on thorax
 ant club hook like
 tails on wings
 small, white orange yellow, forked claws
 reduced front legs
 thread ant, rectangle head
 apical abdomen seg has spear plate
 slender, w/ long ant. trochant two seg
 no recurrent vein
 black, long and slender
 concave abdomen, metallic green
 body black, orange wings, curled ant
 pronotum short and colar like
 metallic green
 dense hair underneath abdomen

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