Atlas of African Neuroptera and Megaloptera

Record details

LacewingMAP:   9900
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2528AD
Observer:   Beneke Marita; Pax Bell Photographer
Date of record:   2016-12-03
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   329240
Species name:   Palparellus nyassanus
Common name:  
Family:   Myrmeleontidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LacewingMAP-9900
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 9900 - photo: 1
VM-number: 9900 - photo: 2

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 is extends into Botswana and northwards into Zimbabwe and Malawi. It inhabits long grass, usually among rocks. This is one of the most southerly records recorded, so very interesting. Larvae are unknown.
Date:   2016-12-13 11:06:30
Species name:   Palparellus nyassanus
Species code:   329240

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