Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

(Insects, Spiders & Other Category) - Order - Neuroptera - Lacewings

This challenge closed about 6 years ago.

The Challenge

The 9th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.

For this challenge please add your images of LACEWINGS, MANTIDFLIES, ANTLIONS.

Interesting Facts

> These are a order of insects with the characteristic net wings.

> The order contains some 6,010 species.

> They are carnivorous both as adults and at larvae stage (some using their victims like camouflage by fixing them to their backs).

> Neuropterans first appeared during the Permian Period (between 299 – 0.8 million years ago), and continued to diversify through the Mesozoic Era.

> They have large lateral compound eyes.

> They have four wings, which are usually similar in size and shape, have a generalised pattern of veins.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite!

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

PLEASE ADD YOUR IMAGE TO THE GROUP, IMAGES THAT ARE NOT ADDED TO THE GROUP WILL RISK NOT BEING FEATURED IF YOU WIN

Cover Image: Antlion by marens

Completed

The Top Ten

Antlion by marens

Antlion by marens was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

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