Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   17527
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2229AD
Observer:   Jessnitz V; Douglas cook
Date of record:   2020-12-07
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-08 12:44:39
Sp. code:   329240
Species name:   Palparellus nyassanus
Common name:  
Family:   Myrmeleontidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   veld antlion
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-17527
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 17527 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mervyn Mansell
Comment:   This beautiful species is known from Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West provinces. It extends into Botswana and northwards into Zimbabwe and Malawi. It inhabits long grass, usually among rocks and boulders. Will sometimes be attracted to light. Larvae unknown. Nice record for Venetia
Date:   2020-12-08 12:44:39
Species name:   Palparellus nyassanus
Species code:   329240

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