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Subject: Long Tailed Lace Wing Flying Insect
Location: Menifee, California
June 22, 2017 4:37 pm
I found this lovely specimen on the siding of my porch this morning. Its now the late afternoon and I can’t blame him/her for resting here during all the heat we’re having. It’s about a total of 2in. long and about 5/8in. in width at the widest point. Very symmetrical flying insect.
Signature: Dave Nadzam


Dear Dave,
The reason you noticed a similarity between your Antlion and a Lacewing is that they are classified in the same insect order, Neuroptera.  Based on images posted to BugGuide, we believe your individual is in the genus

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Menifee, California

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