Category Archives: Neuroptera

At the sheet

Here are some of my favorite shots from blacklighting last night.

Moths and other insects swarming around the light.

A pretty golden eyed lacewing (family Chrysopidae)- I haven’t seen one of these insects in a while.

A cute little mantisfly (family Mantispidae)! I love these guys. Who can resist those mischievous eyes and raptorial forelegs?

I called this moth the “fuzzy monster”. I’m having a hard time identifying this one, since I only got a shot of the legs and not the tops of the wings. Any guesses?

Antlion says hi

Mermelontidae, from Arizona. I’m having a heck of a time trying to identify this guy… any ideas?

Connecticut Entomological Society

Promoting insect research, conservation, and outreach

Ryerson Lab

Functional Morphology and Biomechanics

Saurian Obsessions

Life, love, and limb-reduced fossorial skinks

I spell it nature

Trying to make sense of the world through science and language.