|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Net-winged Insects (Neuroptera)|
|Family:||Mantidfly (Mantispidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Mantis Lacewing (Campion callosus)|
|This Photo:||🔍Black Inner Front Thigh🔎|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long. Distinctive red patch on each of it's fore & hind wings.
As the name suggests, the front legs are very mantis like. They have a large black patch on the inside which we weren't able to show clearly.