Green Lacewing eggs - Order : Neuroptera . Family: Chrysopidae . Genus: Ceraeochrysa Species : smithi - Atenas, Costa Rica - Roberta Laidman Thomas Eisner describes these green lacewing eggs in his book : FOR LOVE OF INSECTS. The eggs are on stalks glued to a sliding glass window. The oil droplets on the stems repel ants and other predators . Their size from window to the outer reaches of each egg is about 3/32 of an inch.