Owlfly Hatchlings from South Africa

Subject: Bug in South Africa
Location: Fish Hoek, Western Cape, South Africa
January 30, 2016 2:21 pm
Hi – can anyone help us identify these ‘bugs’ found in Fish Hoek, Western Cape, South Africa. Image showing them ‘hatched’ from eggs, and then a crop in closer. Many thanks Robyn
Signature: Robyn

Owlfly Hatchlings
Owlfly Hatchlings

Dear Robyn,
We are quite sure these are Neuropteran Hatchlings, but not until we found this matching image in iSpot of Owlfly Hatchlings, could we determine that they are in the family Ascalaphidae.

Owlfly Hatchlings
Owlfly Hatchlings

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