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Negha sp.; Square-headed Snakefly   

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Negha sp.
Negha sp.
Square-headed Snakefly
Photographer: Aaron Schusteff

ID: 0000 0000 1209 1304 (2009-12-12)

Copyright © 2009 Aaron Schusteff

  • date of photo  Jun 28, 2005
  • location   Paradise Ridge, North of Mineral King Road, Sequoia National Park (Tulare County, California, US)
  • family Inocelliidae
  • order Raphidioptera
  • class Insecta
  • habitat  Open Coniferous Forest, at ~8465' elevation on ridgetop.
  • notes   Photographed foraging on stem of Phacelia hydrophylloides growing in dense pine needle duff along a ridgetop at ~8465' elevation in the western Sierra Nevada. This is a male (females have a conspicuously long, thin, ovipositor trailing from the end of their abdomens). This is a detail from a photo of that plant appearing at this URL:
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Square-headed Snakefly (photographer)
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