ORDER NEUROPTERA (Antlions & Lacewings)

Neuroptera-Myrmeleontidae-Subfamily Ascalaphinae-Owlflies LARVA (A)

Subfamily Ascalaphinae

Duquesne Road
Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.386208, -110.714123
Elevation: 5,923 ft
August 6, 2022
A group of recently-hatched owlfly larvae were clustered on a grass stalk where the eggs had been attached. They started dropping to the ground when I grabbed the piece of dry grass. They were next to the site where I chose to set up the mercury vapor and ultraviolet lights
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Jonathan Hoskins

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