Green Lacewing (Chrysoperla rufilabris)
Green Lacewing is a common garden insect in the Neuroptera: Chrysopidae. This is the tan winter form.
Durham, NC 3/2/06
Green summer form.
Carroll Co., VA 8/13/05
Orange Co., NC 8/24/08
Lacewing eggs are on long stalks.
Granville Co., NC 5/25/09
Durham, NC 7/8/09
Green Lacewing larvae are fearsome predators of garden pests like aphids and whiteflies. Look at those pincers!
Durham, NC 8/7/13