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Ant Lion Lacewing Was surprised by these large flying insects when I began  my trekking through the wilderness of Dubrovnik but in the right areas these guys were very common. Croatia,Geotagged,Myrmeleontidae,Neuroptera,Palpares libelluloides,Summer,insect,macro Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Ant Lion Lacewing

Was surprised by these large flying insects when I began my trekking through the wilderness of Dubrovnik but in the right areas these guys were very common.

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  1. Fantastic shot, Tristan, very clear with beautiful light. Do you have an online reference for the species? Information is pretty sparse. Posted 2 years ago
    1. I struggled but let me find my reference again. Posted 2 years ago
      1. I only find a fossil record for Myrmeleon reticulatum.
        http://fossilworks.org/?a=taxonInfo&taxon_no=200569
        Posted 2 years ago

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''Palpares libelluloides'' is a species of antlion in the genus ''Palpares'' belonging to the Myrmeleonidae family.

Similar species: Net-winged Insects
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 11, 2016. Captured Jul 1, 2016 15:31 in Vukovarska ul. 26B, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm