Tag Archives: Neuroptera

Sisyra palmata New

Fijian Sponge-Fly (Sisyra palmata)

The Fijian Sponge-Fly, which is only known from the island of Vanua Levu, was described in the year 1987.

The biology of this species is not known, however, it probably feeds on dead insects or pollen, like other species of the genus.



[1] Neal L. Evenhuis: Checklist of Neuroptera of Fiji. Bishop Museum Technical Report 35(14): 1-2. 2006