Sunday, September 9, 2012

Hiding Winged Antlion (Myrmeleon sp)


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This bug is an adult antlion. It is from the family of Myrmeleontidae under genus of Myrmeleon. The size of body is about 50mm long. Click the image above to enlarge [1600x1200]px.


Scientific classification:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Neuroptera - Antlions, Lacewings and Allies
Suborder : Myrmeleontiformia
Family : Myrmeleontidae - Antlions
Genus : Myrmeleon

References:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/71449/bgimage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antlion

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