Dusty Wing
Tiny Lacewing
Tiny Lacewing (Heteroconis maculata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Net-winged Insects (Neuroptera)
Family: Dusty Lacewing (Coniopterygidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Tiny Lacewing (Heteroconis maculata)
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Thank you Ken Harris for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line:
With only ~2mm body & head length, with a wingspan of only ~5mm, this little insect is easy to miss!

Copyright © 2017-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Oct-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.