Lepidoptera and Neuroptera for little folks; Coleopteras for men, sir!
"The Poet at the Breakfast Table" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is in the family of dragonflies (order Neuroptera) that we first meet with numerous cases of distinctive sexual coloration.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
You see it looks a little like the lacewing larva, and it, too, belongs to the Neuroptera.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
Archiptera: those Neuroptera with incomplete metamorphosis = Pseudo-neuroptera.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The head is in form much like that of certain larvae of Neuroptera and of Forficula, an Orthopterous insect.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
This swelling is a sort of sheath to the beautiful gauzy wings which distinguish all the Neuroptera, and the dragon-fly in particular.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
Many other kinds of flies have their origin in the water, as perhaps the whole class of neuroptera.
"The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society" by Erasmus Darwin
Also many Neuroptera, and termite cone studding the face of the country.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
HAGEN, H., and Walsh, B. D., on American neuroptera, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
NEUROPTERA, HYMENOPTERA, AND DIPTERA.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
The Neuroptera present, perhaps, more differences in the character of their metamorphoses than any other order of insects.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects" by Sir John Lubbock
It is, however, impracticable for Lepidoptera, Diptera, and most Neuroptera.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley
See also NEUROPTERA, in which this order was formerly comprised.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various