Antlion

Subject: What’s this bug?
Location: Elko Co. Nevada
August 12, 2016 8:26 pm
On my house located in high desert northeastern Nevada. 2.5-3″ in length, lacy, delicate wings, grey in color, identical maybe slightly smaller partner s few feet away. August 2016.
Signature: Shannon

Antlion
Antlion

Hi Shannon,
This is an Antlion in the family Myrmeleontidae.  We will attempt to identify the species.

VERY COOL.  Let me know what you find out and I’ll try to search some data too!  There were two of these yesterday late afternoon/early evening on south wall.
Thanks,
Shannon
Elko County, NV

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