Striped-wing Antlion
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Ellura
Striped-wing Antlion
Wing Venation
 
                      
Striped-wing Antlion (Distoleon bistrigatus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Net-winged Insects (Neuroptera)
Family: Antlion (Myrmeleontidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Striped-wing Antlion (Distoleon bistrigatus)
This Photo:     Thorax

Thank you Ken Harris for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
About 31mm long. Came to the night light. Very distinctive stripe on it's rear wing (which are longer than the fore wings).

Copyright © 2018-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Mar-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.