Raphidioptera-Raphidiidae-Alena minuta-Snakeflies MALE (C)

Alena minuta

Duquesne Road
Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.385979, -110.711820
Elevation: 5,900 ft
July 8, 2023
Size: 10 mm
Attracted to mercury vapor and ultraviolet lights
Determined by Dr. Ulrike Aspöck (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien) who said: “The photograph of the genital segments clearly shows that this is an Alena sp. It could be Alena (Aztekoraphidia) minuta (Banks, 1903), the species is known from Arizona.”
Determined to species by Jonathan Hoskins

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