Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
, 1793). Synonym:
Haploglenius appendiculatus (Fabricius, 1793)
Body length ca. 38 mm, wingspan ca. 70 mm [based on one dead specimen from NC]
A slender owlfly with four stalked wings, eyes not divided, as in Ululodes. Leading edge of each wing has dark stripe of pigment--apparently distinctive
s. US north to VA & MO, west to AZ(1)
Eggs are laid on twigs in shade. Larvae are predatory, terrestrial, resemble oak leaf, wait for prey to happen by.
Reported to have a musky odor, likely to be chemical defenses.