Fish Fly

Subject: large, winged insect
Location: Sylacauga, Alabama
June 5, 2015 5:26 am
Found on my screen and when i caught in a bucket, it flew to a nearby tree.
Signature: JMBama


Dear JMBama,
This is a Fishfly in the genus
Chauliodes, and we believe because of the BugGuide description of the Spring Fishfly, Chauliodes rastricornis: “Compare C. pectinicornis. Head and pronotum have dark markings on light brown background, as opposed to yellowish markings on dark brown background of C. pectinicornis” that you have a Summer Fishfly as your individual has yellow markings on the pronotum behind the head.  We are postdating your submission to go live in the future while we are away from the office for a spell in mid-June.

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