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Unknown yellow insect
June 20, 2009
Hi, I’ve been trying to figure out what the name of this insect is, but it hasn’t been easy. I saw it on a vacation to Turkey, Marmaris, and now it’s just bugging me that I don’t know it’s name. Can you help?
Christina
Turkey, Marmaris

Spoonwing

Spoonwing

Hi Christina,
This unusual insect is a Spoonwing or Threadwing Lacewing in the family Nemopteridae.  It looks rather like a specimen from Portugal on the Nemopteridae website that is identified as Nemoptera bipennis.

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