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Owlfly

Ascalaphus macaronius

Description:

Some would say it's a butterfly, others say it looks like a dragonfly, but actualy it is a beautiful neuropteran (order Neuroptera, or net-winged insects).

Habitat:

Dry karst meadow.

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5 Comments

EvaV
EvaV 6 years ago

They really are beautiful! I've only seen them this one time ... Thanks! :)

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

So pretty. A new one for me. Thank you for sharing.

IrinaSh
IrinaSh 6 years ago

Beautiful!
This is quite rare insect..

EvaV
EvaV 7 years ago

Thanks Joshua!

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 7 years ago

Very cool!

EvaV
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EvaV

Slovenia

Spotted on Jul 2, 2014
Submitted on Jan 16, 2015

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