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Photo#41967
Owlfly eye detail - Ascaloptynx appendiculata

Owlfly eye detail - Ascaloptynx appendiculata
Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA
June 2, 2004
The eye is presented in more detail in this shot.

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#41967 Identification -- Ascaloptynx appendiculata
This is an adult of the owlfly Ascaloptynx appendiculata (Fabricius, 1793) [not "appendiculatus"]. For accounts of the biology of this species (as Ascaloptynx furciger) see Bibliography of the Neuropterida (http://insects.tamu.edu/research/neuropterida/neur_bibliography/bibhome.html) reference numbers (r#) 2875 and 2877.

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