Neuroptera: Chrysopidae

Chrysopidae sp  

Lacewing (Chrysopidae sp) (Chrysopidae sp)
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© Geoff Walker 2016
Brisbane Botanic Gardens, QLD (May, 2016)
Common Names
  • Green Lacewing

This is the Larvae of a Green Lacewing. They cover themselves with debris for camouflage and appear like an innocent small pile of rubbish on a leaf but beware the mean set of jaws that lurk underneath the debris.

Lacewing (Chrysopidae sp) (Chrysopidae sp)

Green Lacewing Larvae