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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Owlflies Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

April 8, 2014 09:23 AM IST

Description

Owlfly

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 8th April 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jackyjudas

Date

April 8, 2014

Place

WWNP-HQ (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rijuche89

Date

June 12, 2013 10:33 AM IST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Owlflies Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

pedroivosimoes

Date

February 23, 2014

Description

Lacewing photographed on a research trail in an area of primary rainforest.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

ptexis

Date

June 26, 2011

Description

came to a light trap. I'm unfamiliar with the type of insect, looks sot of like a nocturnal dragonfly to me, but I was told it is an owlfly

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

canopalma

Date

March 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Owlfly(Ogcogaster sp.) Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

satishnikam

Date

November 6, 2012 07:04 PM HST

Place

lonavala (Google, OSM)

Description

Ambyvalley rd.,Lonavala,Mah.,India
Ascalaphidae
rare record of this genus
biostor.org/reference/98305

Photos / Sounds

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What

Owlflies(Ogcogaster sp.) Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

satishnikam

Date

November 6, 2012 07:02 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ambyvalley rd.,Lonavala,Mah.,India
Ascalaphidae
rare record of this genus
biostor.org/reference/98305

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

annesorbes

Date

May 13, 2013 01:32 PM CEST

Place

valence (Google, OSM)

Description

The Owly Sulphur as its name suggests is usually yellow. Few individuals, as this male, can be white, which somewhat complicates their identification, because then they can be confused with a closely related species, a white Owlfly (Libelloides lacteus). Vercors, France.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

annesorbes

Date

May 24, 2012 10:41 AM CEST

Place

Beynat (Google, OSM)

Description

Owl Sulfur male resting on a blade of grass in a wet meadow. Although this species lives mainly dry environments, tiny colonies are found in wetlands well exposed. Limousin, France.

Photos / Sounds

What

Owlflies Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

markg

Date

May 19, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Owlflies Family Ascalaphidae

Observer

valeriacuellar

Date

June 24, 2011
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Description from Wikipedia

Owlflies are dragonfly-like insects with large bulging eyes and long knobbed antennae. They are neuropterans in the family Ascalaphidae; they are only distantly related to the true flies, and even more distant from the dragonflies and damselflies. They are diurnal or crepuscular predators of other flying insects, and are typically 5 cm (2.0 in) long.

No range data available.