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lacewings

Family Hemerobiidae

Description:

put out a blacklight last night and all i get was a swarm of these

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2 Comments

EricEllison
EricEllison 8 years ago

cool i was thinking that but couldnt narrow the species. these seem to be the same ones that swarm gas stations around here at night too

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Very interesting. Perhaps a species of Brown Lacewing:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/3577/bgpag...

There sure are a lot of them!

antimatterhands
Spotted by
antimatterhands

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2012

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