Neuroptera

Order Neuroptera (Spongilliflies) 
Antennae long and multi-segmented; jaws long and needle-like; body covered in tiny hairs (seta); has a pair of hardened plates on the thorax and each abdominal segment.  They are associated with freshwater sponges, found on the outside or in the canals of the sponge. Clinger; Piercer; VS-S (U)(S)

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