Ascalaphidae

  Owl Flies. Long, strongly clubbed antennae. The eyes are divided by a horizontal furrow. A small dark pterostigma is present on the wings.    [40 Aust. species]

Most species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


AscalaphidGC sp. 1 AscalaphidGC sp. 2 AscalaphidGC sp. 3 AscalaphidGC sp. 4
       

     

AscalaphidGC sp. 5

     
       

 

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References:

Insects of Australia (Chapter 34: Neuroptera)

New, T.R.

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.

Page 541

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