Another butterfly-like group of Neuropterans are the Nemopteridae, which are also sometimes known as the Thread-like Antlions. These are mainly crepuscular, performing their mating dances at dusk. During the day, they may be seen fluttering lazily close to the ground or resting on flowers.

Nemoptera sinuata - Lesvos, Greece - May 2006

Only 3 species can be found in southern Europe. None occur in Britain.