Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   10784
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3222BB
Observer:   Underhill LG
Date of record:   2017-10-30
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   323500
Species name:   Dichochrysa tacta
Common name:  
Family:   Chrysopidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-10784
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 10784 - photo: 1
VM-number: 10784 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:   Another of the “brown” “green lacewings”. Fairly widespread and common in the drier western parts of South Africa. Not known from neighboring countries. Larvae live freely on vegetation, where they are active predators.
Date:   2018-04-02 06:41:39
Species name:   Dichochrysa tacta
Species code:   323500

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