Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   10705
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3222BB
Observer:   Underhill LG
Date of record:   2018-03-06
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   328960
Species name:   Nesoleon boschimanus
Common name:  
Family:   Myrmeleontidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-10705
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 10705 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mervyn Mansell
Comment:   This beautiful antlion is fairly common and widespread in the driers of western South Africa, extending into Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. Wing marking can vary considerably. Larvae are unknown. Readily attracted to light.
Date:   2018-03-18 17:12:31
Species name:   Nesoleon boschimanus
Species code:   328960

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