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Greek lacewings

Nemoptera Coa

Description:

Greek lacewings (Nemoptera Coa), an endemic nemoptera species, spotted foraging in various plants and wildflowers, in Pelion Mountain, Greece.



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18 Comments

Thank you dear @Jill! Glad you liked it :)

JillBlack
JillBlack 4 years ago

Beautiful lacewing and nice series Despina

Thank you, dear @DanielePralong :) It was a serendipitous moment for me too, when I spotted all these beautiful insects, flying all around me, in a such a short distance from the city...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Beautiful find Despina!

Thank you too, dear @Mark, I had a great model :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Beautiful series and amazing creature Despina. Thank you.

Thank you @staccyh, I just adore these dainty wings :)

staccyh
staccyh 4 years ago

Lovely series, such beautiful wings! :)

Dear @VivBraznell, we have 2 Nemoptera species in Greece, that;s the one, Nemoptera Coa, and the other one is Nemoptera Sinuata, wich can be also found in the Balkans, Turkey and north Africa...I d' love to see that one too :)

Thank you dear @Hema Shah :)

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 4 years ago

Wow! What a beautiful spotting Despina. I love the patterns in the wings. Lucky you!

It's definitely one of the coolest Greek endemic insects, dear @njumer :)

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

lovely.

Yesterday wiith my husband, we went to the so -called (by me) "Nemoptera Coa paradise"! They were everywhere! It was truly amazing! And they were flying all around us so gracefully...I had to snap the pics :)

njumer
njumer 4 years ago

Whoa, that's an really cool bug !

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

Spectacular insect!

Thanks @Christos :)

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 4 years ago

Great!! :-)

Βόλος, Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Θεσσαλίας - Στερεάς Ελλάδας, Greece

Lat: 39.32, Long: 22.96

Spotted on Jun 14, 2014
Submitted on Jun 14, 2014

Reference

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