Spotted-winged Antlion Dendroleon obsoletus  

Status:

This eastern U.S. species is distinctive in our area. Adults frequently come in to lights. Larvae do not create sand pit traps, instead favoring holes in trees.

Description:

Note distinctive wing pattern featuring large black spots.

There are 22 records in the project database.

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A Spotted-winged Antlion in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/10/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Spotted-winged Antlion in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/27/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/1/2015). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/13/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/2/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/24/2015). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/11/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Spotted-winged Antlion in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/20/2017). Photo by Bob Book. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Harford Co., Maryland (7/27/2014). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2015). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Spotted-winged Antlion in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/20/2017). Photo by Bob Book. (MBP list)

A Spotted-winged Antlion in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/19/2017). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

The purple antennae of a Spotted-winged Antlion in Harford Co., Maryland (7/27/2014). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)


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