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The summer is so close here in southern Spain. It is time to watch the adult of Nemoptera bipennis flying around the Pine trees. This is one of the most beautiful species of the Neuroptera order.
It lives near the sand ground patch between Pine trees (Pinus pinea) in the southern Spain, flying on the grass carpet which grows in the sand patches.
Commonly named as 'lion-and', due to its larvae, which are active predator of ants.
Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on May 21, 2012
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