Split-eyed Owlfly

DeepWoodsDeepWoods USA/PhilippinesRegistered Users Posts: 27 Big grins

Split-eyed Owlfly...Ascalaphinae
Their characteristic apomorphy , shared with the Ululodini, is the ridge which divides each of their large compound eyes; both groups are thus sometimes known as split-eyed owlflies. The first fossil record of the Ascalaphinae dates to the Miocene, and the subfamily thus probably evolved in the latter half or towards the end of the Paleogene.

Comments

Sign In or Register to comment.