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Brown Lacewing - Megalomus fidelis

Brown Lacewing - Megalomus fidelis
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
April 11, 2009
Has to be Hymenoptera. Beyond that, this bugger has more wings than bug. Whatisit?

Megalomus fidelis, i believe; very nice!
this bugger has exactly as many wings as 99% of the winged Hymenoptera and 99% of the winged Hemiptera, i.e. four. (in some parasitic misrowasps and alate Sternorhyncha one pair is almost or completely lost)

 
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Yes, but the wings look sooo BIG. Usually, lacewings look flat in dorsal view. BTW Happy Easter.

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