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Genus Ululodes

Owlfly - Ululodes floridanus - female Four-spotted Owlfly - Ululodes quadripunctatus - female Four-spotted Owlfly - Ululodes quadripunctatus - male Four-spotted Owlfly - Ululodes quadripunctatus - female Interesting Eyes - Ululodes macleayanus - male Owlfly eggs and hatchllings - Ululodes
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Myrmeleontiformia (Antlions and Owlflies)
Family Ascalaphidae (Owlflies)
Genus Ululodes
Explanation of Names
Ululodes Currie in Smith 1899
from Ulula Rambur, an ascalaphid genus-group name (< L. ulula 'screech owl') + Gr. -odes 'resembling' (John Oswald's comments)
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Size
4-5 cm
Identification
Eyes divided(2)

In U. quadrimaculatus, at least, apparently only male hindwings are stalked(3); female wings are not stalked.
Remarks
our only representative of the subfamily Ascalaphinae, that contains ~340 spp. worldwide