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Species Chauliodes pectinicornis - Summer Fishfly

Corydalid at Lights - Chauliodes pectinicornis Summer Fishfly - Chauliodes pectinicornis Not a dobson fly? - Chauliodes pectinicornis Big, Tan, Sheer Moth - Chauliodes pectinicornis Brown insect  - Chauliodes pectinicornis Fishfly - Chauliodes - Chauliodes pectinicornis fishfly - Chauliodes pectinicornis Summer Fishfly - Chauliodes pectinicornis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Megaloptera (Alderflies, Dobsonflies, and Fishflies)
Family Corydalidae (Dobsonflies and Fishflies)
Subfamily Chauliodinae
Genus Chauliodes (Fishflies)
Species pectinicornis (Summer Fishfly)
Explanation of Names
Chauliodes pectinicornis (Linnaeus 1763)
pectinicornis = 'comb-horned'
common name reflects seasonal occurrence, in contrast with the Spring Fishfly, C. rastricornis
antennae pectinate in both sexes; head and pronotum with pale markings on dark background; flight period later in the season than in C. rastricornis(1)
Eastern half of the continent, incl. southern Canada(1)
prefer shaded, woodland habitats(1)
May-Aug in NC(2), Jun-Jul in WV, spring and summer in FL(1)
Works Cited
1.A guide to the Megaloptera and aquatic Neuroptera of Florida
Rasmussen A.K., Pescador M.L. 2002. Florida Dept of Environmental Protection, Div. Water Resource Management. Tallahassee. iii+45 pp.
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.