Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   10706
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3222BB
Observer:   Underhill LG
Date of record:   2018-03-06
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   328580
Species name:   Myrmeleon doralice
Common name:  
Family:   Myrmeleontidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-10706
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 10706 - photo: 1
VM-number: 10706 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mervyn Mansell
Comment:   Common and widespread throughout southern Africa, particularly in the drier areas. Larvae construct pits and are pinkish in colour. Although the adults are fairly common, the larvae are not frequently encountered, although they are pit builders, and usually occur in open exposed situations.
Date:   2018-03-18 17:13:36
Species name:   Myrmeleon doralice
Species code:   328580

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