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Bittacus chlorostigma - male

Bittacus chlorostigma - Male
Kern Canyon Road, Kern County, California, USA
April 3, 2016
Size: ~2.5ca
Found in tall grass in oak woodland. This male appeared to be holding a nuptial gift. While clinging to the grass he would briefly flap his wings raising his body as he did this he also began everting tissue on his abdomen; maybe releasing pheromones?

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Bittacus chlorostigma - male Bittacus chlorostigma - male Bittacus chlorostigma - male