Snakeflies of California California has two families of snakeflies (order Raphidioptera). Snakeflies are tiny predators that are commonly encountered in the Bay Area's oak woodland forests, but may also appear on scattered shrubs. The head of snakeflies is on the end of a long neck, and the head can swivel about easily. The head swiveling is snakelike, giving the insect its name.
This 1-page guide covers identification for the two families that occure in California and in America, north of Mexico.
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