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the web of life in southern Africa

Family: Ascalaphidae (owlflies)

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Owlfly (Ascelaphidae), Blyde River, near Hoedspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa. [image Wynand Uys , from iNaturalist]

Species native to southern Africa

Ascalaphinae

 

 

Ascalaphini

 

 

 

 

Ascalaphus

festivus

 

 

 

 

Brevibarbis

demoori dyscrita

 

 

 

 

Bubomyiella

pygmaea

 

 

 

 

Encyopsidius

apicalis promontorii

 

 

 

 

Eremoides

bicristatus

 

 

 

 

Strixomyia

manselli

 

 

 

 

Tytomyia

bequaerti nigrifrons

 

 

Encyoposini

 

 

 

 

Dicolpus

primitivus

 

 

 

 

Encyoposis

flavilinea hemistigma

 

 

 

 

Phalascusa

hildebrandti vassei

 

 

Proctarrelabini

 

 

 

 

Helcopteryx

rhodiogramma

 

 

 

 

Nephoneura

capensis collusor mashunense

 

 

 

 

Proctarrelabis

brunni burmeisteri capensis involvens selysi

 

 

 

 

Pseudoproctarrelabris

elegantulus

 

 

Suhpalacsini

 

 

 

 

Disparomitus

longus neavei transvaaliensis

 

 

 

 

Encyoposis

brevistigma

 

 

 

 

Macropsites

buyssoni

 

 

 

 

Nanomitis

sellatus

 

Haplogleniinae

 

 

Allocormodini

 

 

 

 

Allocormodes

junodi kolbei woodi

 

 

Melambrotini

 

 

 

 

Mansellia

annulata

 

 

 

 

Melambrotus

papio pseudosimia simia zulu

 

 

 

 

Neomelambrotus

aurivilliusi contumax cristatus densinervis molestus namaquensis striatus

 

 

 

 

Paramelambrotus

whiteheadi

 

 

 

 

Protmesibasis

devexa

 

 

Proctolyrini

 

 

 

 

Proctolyra

brincki damarensis flavolineata hessei pinheyi varii

 

 

Tmesibasini

 

 

 

 

Tmesibasis

alberti laceratus