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Owlfly 1 - 08 - Ascaloptynx appendiculata

Owlfly 1 - 08 - Ascaloptynx appendiculata
Cass County, Texas, USA
June 13, 2008
Size: 2 1/2"
This is the 2nd time I managed to get a shot of this species. They flutter as they fly and donot seem to travel very far between perching.

Lee

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Re: Owlfly 1 - 08
Hi Lee,
This looks like a member of the genus Ascaloptynx, perhaps A. appendiculatus. Certainly similar to members of that species I've seen around Houston. Great bug!

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