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1 Unidentified mantisfly at Albury

Mantispidae (family) at Albury - 20 Mar 2021
Mantispidae (family) at Albury - 20 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Mantispidae (family) 31 Mar 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Mantispidae sp. 25 Mar 2021 WingsToWander
Unidentified 25 Mar 2021 ChrisAllen

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4 comments

Kyliegw wrote:
   27 Mar 2021
wow. great photo chris. looks like a miniature dinosaur with wings!
ChrisAllen wrote:
   28 Mar 2021
It was so tiny, I thought at first it was a mantis sp. but I've recently seen a post on an entomology page something similar that was apparently a type of lacewing
   28 Mar 2021
Mm Chris. A mantis lacewing. I’ve made a suggestion for the new family entry.
ChrisAllen wrote:
   28 Mar 2021
They are pretty cool!

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Nearby sightings

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Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Albury - 5 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen
Cryptoblepharus pannosus (Ragged Snake-eyed Skink) at Albury - 4 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Albury - 18 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-Dart) at Albury - 16 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Albury - 19 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Acrida conica (Giant Green Slantface) at Albury - 18 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Albury - 14 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Podacanthus typhon at Albury - 6 Jan 2021 by ChrisAllen
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Albury - 29 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen
Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Albury - 17 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Albury - 29 Nov 2020 by ChrisAllen
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Albury - 10 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Albury - 4 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Albury - 9 Aug 2020 by ChrisAllen
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Albury - 3 Jul 2020 by ChrisAllen
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Albury - 13 Jun 2020 by ChrisAllen

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 20 Mar 2021 11:14 AM Recorded on
  • ChrisAllen Recorded by

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