Alder Fly (Sialis Lutaria)
   
Actual size 12mm, River Lune, Lancashire UK

Canon EOS 300D and MP-E 65mm, f/16, 1/160 with fill in flash

Along with lacewings and snakeflies, the alder flies are in order Neuroptera. The blade of grass gives scale.


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