Megaloptera

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Megaloptera
Temporal range: Permian - Recent
Alderfly Corydalus cornutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraclass: Neoptera
Order: Megaloptera
Latreille, 1802
Families

Corydalidae
Sialidae
and see text

Megaloptera is an order of insects. It contains the alderflies, dobsonflies and fishflies. There are about 300 known species.