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Lacewing
Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 6:08 PM
Hi Guys,
found an ID for the plume moth, Alucita phricodes. Thanks for posting the picture. Last night had this visitor come into the house, a lacewing that mimics a moth, Psychopsis mimica. Hope you like it.
aussietrev
Queensland, Australia

Moth Mimic Lacewing

Moth Mimic Lacewing

Wow Trevor,
That is one awesome looking Lacewing. I am linking to another image of Psychopsis mimica, but there is no information on this unusual Lacewing on the page.

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2 Responses to Moth Mimic Lacewing from Australia

  1. cass says:

    Is it possible that this type of moth could be in South Australia? We have one in the house here which is very similar to your photo.

    • jessica says:

      i know it’s 4 years late but in case anyone else happens to wonder the same thing, this actually isn’t a species of moth. it’s a species of lacewing that has looks very much like a moth.

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