Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   15393
Province:   Northern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2823BA
Observer:   Liebenberg Aletta Gesina
Date of record:   2018-08-25
Number of photos:   1
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:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-15393
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 15393 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mervyn Mansell
Comment:   Another of the “brown” “green lacewings”. Fairly widespread and common in the drier western parts of South Africa. Not known from neighbouring countries. Larvae live freely on vegetation, where they are active predators.
Date:   2018-09-03 16:47:00
Species name:   Dichochrysa tacta
Species code:   323500

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