Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   522
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930AA
Observer:   Manson A.
Date of record:   2015-04-06
Number of photos:   3
Last updated:   2015-05-03 13:18:44
Sp. code:   329520
Species name:   Palpares sobrinus
Common name:  
Family:   Myrmeleontidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 522 - photo: 1
VM-number: 522 - photo: 2
VM-number: 522 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mervyn Mansell
Comment:   Fairly common in grassland in the northern parts of South Africa. Has not been recorded in the Western, Eastern or Northern Cape. Part of a species complex that extends into central and eastern Africa. Nothing known about its immature stages.
Date:   2015-05-03 13:18:43
Species name:   Palpares sobrinus
Species code:   329520

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