Dusty Wing
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Adelaide Hills
Dusty Wing
Ventral
 
                      
Dusty Wing (Coniopterygidae sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Net-winged Insects (Neuroptera)
Family: Dusty Lacewing (Coniopterygidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Dusty Wing (Coniopterygidae sp)
This Photo:     Profile, less dusty

Thank you Dr Chris Lambkin for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Tiny white lacewing with apparant dust covering it's body. It does seem to come off, as this is one specimen and looks less dusty after it's been in the fridge for a while.

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 22-Nov-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.