- This page contains pictures and information about Mottled Black Lacewings that
we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- This lacewing adult has the slender body and narrow
mottled wings. Its black antennae are long, segmented and with slight clubbed
pale apex. .
lacewing adult was found in Karawatha Forest. It mimicked part of the dry stem. It did
not move a bit even when we came very close.
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 541.
- 2. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus &
Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p323.
- 3. A
Revision of the Australian Myrmeleontidae (Insecta: Neuroptera).
New, T.R. (1985) Dendroleontini. Aust. J.
Zool. Suppl. 105: 1-159.
- 4. Northern
Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
- 5. Wildlife
of greater Brisbane - Queensland Museum, p100.
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