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Lacewing – larva

A lacewing larva, photographed 28 August 2005 by B Crowley; ID by J Ismay & B Schulten

A lacewing larva, photographed 28 August 2005 by B Crowley; ID by J Ismay & B Schulten

A lacewing larva.
A voracious predator of aphids, this grub attaches the corpses of its victims to its body as a means of camouflage.
(28 August 2005)


Group: Insects
Order: Neuroptera
Family: Chrysopidae
Species: Chrysopa pallens
Common Name: Lacewing
Author: B Crowley

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