What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Flying insect
Location: Napier, Western Cape, South Africa
January 20, 2016 10:55 pm
This quite strange insect came flying in (attracted to the light from my reading lamp).
Time: about 22.00 Tuesday 19 January.
Signature: Johann van der Merwe

Owlfly

Owlfly

Dear Johann,
This looks like an Owlfly in the family Ascalaphidae and it resembles this individual from iSpot that is only identified to the family level.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Napier, South Africa

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