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Table 1 Ratios of measured dimensions of different neuropteran larvae for scatter plots in Fig. 3

From: A 100-million-year old predator: a fossil neuropteran larva with unusually elongated mouthparts

Group Species Larval instar Source Fig. in source Occurrence body length / trunk width head width / trunk width mandible length / body length labial palp / body length
New fossil larva   This paper   Burmese amber 3.59 0.56 0.46 0.39
Ascalaphidae Ascaloptynx furciger 3 [27] 5 extant 1.97 0.44 0.25 0.00
Ascalaphidae Ascaloptynx furciger 1 [27] 7 extant 2.65 1.10 0.54 0.00
Ascalaphidae Haploglenius sp.   [28] 8A extant 2.43 0.47 0.21 0.00
Ascalaphidae Libelloides sp. 3 [29] A-84 extant 2.26 0.65 0.26 0.00
Ascalaphidae Puer maculatus   [28] 8B extant 1.76 0.41 0.23 0.00
Ascalaphidae Ululodes mexicana 3 [27] 1 extant 2.11 0.43 0.25 0.00
Ascalaphidae Ululodes mexicana 1 [27] 4 extant 2.68 1.06 0.59 0.00
Ascalaphidae Ululodes sp.   [30] 9.24 Dominican amber 1.77 0.83 0.62 0.00
Ascalaphidae   [30] 9.22 extant 2.08 0.63 0.30 0.00
Berothidae Lomamyia sp. 1 [31] 2 extant 9.22 0.89 0.13 0.08
Berothidae Podallea vasseana 1 [32] 7 extant 6.92 0.92 0.17 0.14
Berothidae Spermophorella sp. 1 [31] 4 extant 7.21 0.71 0.12 0.07
Berothidae   [33] 6 L extant 7.88 0.29 0.04 0.04
Chrysopidae Berchmansus adumbratus 3 [34] 1H extant 4.50 0.50 0.09 0.07
Chrysopidae Chrysopa pallens   [35] S.27 u. extant 3.11 0.31 0.14 0.08
Chrysopidae   [33] 6C extant 4.35 0.38 0.09 0.07
Coniopterygidae Coniopteryx sp. 3 [29] C-173 extant 3.10 0.48 0.07 0.10
Coniopterygidae Conventzia pineticola 3 [36] 3 extant 4.29 0.54 0.07 0.10
Coniopterygidae Conventzia psociformis 3 [36] 4 extant 3.24 0.35 0.06 0.08
Dilaridae Nallachius sp. 3 [31] 6 extant 11.42 0.50 0.05 0.04
Dilaridae   [33] 6I extant 10.75 0.33 0.04 0.03
Hemerobiidae Hemerobius pini   [29] H-10 extant 4.40 0.50 0.09 0.07
Hemerobiidae Mecromus vagus 3 [37] 1 extant 5.07 0.41 0.03 0.04
Ithonidae Oliarces clara 1 [38] 23 extant 0.12 0.14
Mantispidae Ditaxis biseriata 1 [39] 3 extant 6.25 0.69 0.12 0.09
Mantispidae Mantispa syriaca 1 [29] M-10 extant 6.00 0.50 0.06 0.10
Myrmeleontidae Euroleon nostras   [28] 8D extant 1.94 0.36 0.23 0.00
Myrmeleontidae Myrmeleon inconspicuus 3 [29] M-60 extant 2.21 0.32 0.19 0.00
Myrmeleontidae Tricholeon relictus   [28] 8C extant 2.54 0.46 0.16 0.00
Myrmeleontidae   [33] 5G extant 2.52 0.52 0.22 0.00
Nemopteridae Amerocroce boliviana   [40] 15 extant 3.26 0.49 0.12 0.00
Nemopteridae Laurhervasia setacea 3 [30] 9.17 extant 3.55 0.65 0.15 0.00
Nemopteridae Moranida peruviensis   [40] 14 extant 3.21 0.35 0.15 0.00
Nemopteridae Veuriese bruchi   [40] 25 extant 2.62 0.40 0.17 0.00
Nemopteridae   [33] 5B extant 2.09 0.50 0.12 0.00
Nevrorthidae Austroneurortus sp.   [41] 1 extant 0.13 0.08
Nevrorthidae Nevrorthus fallax   [30] 9.13 extant 11.65 0.59 0.08 0.06
Nevrorthidae ?Rophalis relicta 1 [42] 07.21 b Baltic amber 3.96 0.92 0.24 0.26
Nevrorthidae   [33] 4 extant 9.73 0.55 0.08 0.07
Nevrorthidae   [42] 07.18 a Baltic amber 7.90 0.44 0.08 0.06
Nymphidae   [33] 5F extant 2.84 0.59 0.23 0.00
Nymphidae   [33] 5E extant 1.24 0.38 0.36 0.00
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus   [43] 43 extant 3.79 0.61 0.32 0.17
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus   [43] 45 extant 5.95 0.37 0.16 0.00
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus   [35] S.26 u.l. extant 4.86 0.48 0.16 0.09
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus 3 [29] O-30 extant 5.06 0.63 0.23 0.12
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus 1 [29] O-30 extant 3.92 0.83 0.49 0.13
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus   [30] 9.26 extant 5.06 0.61 0.16 0.08
Osmylidae   [33] 6D extant 8.29 0.71 0.21 0.11
Osmylidae 1 [42] 07.04 a Baltic amber 3.62 1.00 0.51 0.23
Osmylidae Osmylus fulvicephalus 2 [44] 4 extant 4.68 1.00 0.40 0.26
Polystoechotidae 1 [38] 30 extant 0.09 0.08
Psychopsidae   [33] 5A extant 3.93 1.07 0.29 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra dalii 2 [45] 64 extant 3.52 0.39 0.19 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra dalii 3 [45] 67 extant 2.81 0.30 0.28 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra fuscata   [35] S.26 u.r. extant 2.63 0.37 0.38 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra iridipennis 2 [45] 39 extant 3.88 0.42 0.29 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra iridipennis 3 [45] 43 extant 3.88 0.33 0.26 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra jutlandica 2 [45] 14 extant 3.80 0.50 0.25 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra jutlandica 3 [45] 21 extant 3.54 0.27 0.25 0.00
Sisyridae Sisyra sp.   [29] S-82 extant 3.69 0.23 0.31 0.00
Sisyridae   [33] 6G extant 3.26 0.29 0.34 0.00