What is this?
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
February 11, 2012 4:15 am
I live in Stellenbosch, South Africa, and I came across this strange little bug walking across my computer.
It is less than a milimeter in size and brownish/grey in colour.
I tried taking pics of it, the attached few are the best I could get.
Signature: Carryn

Lacewing Larva

Hi Carryn,
We sure got plenty of submissions from South Africa today, but the two we posted we were not able to identify to the species level.  Your insect is a Lacewing Larva, though we really like the common name Aphid Wolf.  The debris on its back is most likely the carcasses of prey.

Location: Africa

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