Family Chrysopidae - Green Lacewings - BugGuide.Net
Family Chrysopidae - Green Lacewings | Soft-bodied insects with copper-colored eyes, long thread-like antennae, and lacy wings. Most species are green, but some are brown, especially overwintering adults of certain species. Larvae are flat and elongated (alligator-like) with large jaws.
Neuroptera:Chrysopidae: Chrysoperla carnea
Lion des pucerons (Chrysopa perla), insecte utile. Plus
Three Dogs in a Garden: Five #Beneficial #Garden #Bugs You #Need to get to #Know: The aptly named, faery-like #Lacewing (Chrysopidae) has an #appetite for #plant- #sucking #aphids. Lacewings are common throughout North America and lay their eggs at the end of stalks, usually on the underside of foliage.
Chrysopidae - The green lacewing can be used for biological control and is highly predatory of most soft-bodied pests, including aphids and whiteflies.
Debris-carrying lacewing larvae cover themselves with bits of litter, perhaps to deter predators.
Chrysopidae are a large family of insects commonly known as green lacewings. This unidentified specimen was photographed in Austins Ferry, Tasmania. Photograph: JJ Harrison