Snakefly photo shoot

Snakeflies are an awesome order (Raphidoptera) of insects that I have not had opportunity to encounter because they are not present in eastern North America.  I stumbled on one while camping in Stanislaus National Forest and was SO excited, guys.


I would guess a male of the genus Agulla


“Hi! Welcome to West Coast, baby!”


Pretty wings


“Oh hi!”

Artsy fartsy entomology shot

Artsy fartsy entomology shot


2 thoughts on “Snakefly photo shoot

  1. I like your “artsy fartsy” shot because you can see how delicate the wings are in silhouette like that. An interesting looking creature, that really dark head looks kind of like an after thought, or the head of something else grated onto that bronze body!

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