Subject:  Bug Identification
Geographic location of the bug:  Ashland, Oregon
Date: 06/28/2021
Time: 06:03 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This was on a lavender plant in our yard on June 26th. I am wondering if it’s a member of the antlion group of insects – and specifically what species it is. Thanks for your time!
How you want your letter signed:  Roxanna


Dear Roxanna,
This is a beneficial, predatory Snakefly in the order Raphidioptera.  Your image is quite nice, so much so that we would call it a portrait of this Snakefly.

Location: Ashland, California

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