green lacewing

(Chrysopa spp.)

               
Overview

Chrysopa is a genus that shares a common name with with the Family Chrysopidae (green lacewings). There are at least 18 species of Chrysopa worldwide, 11 in North America. All 11 North American species have been recorded in Minnesota.

green lacewing (Chrysopa sp.)

 

Identification

Total Length: ½ to ¾ (10 to 20 mm)

See Subordinate Taxa below for identification information.

          Photo by Alfredo Colon
 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 24, 27, 29, 30.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Neuroptera (antlions, owlflies, lacewings, mantidflies and allies)

 

Suborder:

Hemerobiiformia (lacewings, mantidflies and allies)

 

Family:

Chrysopidae (green lacewings)

 

Subfamily:

Chrysopinae

 

Tribe:

Chrysopini

 
Subordinate Taxa

golden-eyed lacewing (Chrysopa oculata)

green lacewing (Chrysopa bipunctata)

green lacewing (Chrysopa carei)

green lacewing (Chrysopa chi)

green lacewing (Chrysopa chlorophana)

green lacewing (Chrysopa illepida)

green lacewing (Chrysopa lineaticornis)

green lacewing (Chrysopa majuscula)

green lacewing (Chrysopa nigricornis)

green lacewing (Chrysopa separata)

green lacewing (Chrysopa xanthocephala)

 
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Common
Names

green lacewings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Jun 8, 2010

Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (08 June 2010).

   

 

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Alfredo Colon
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Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

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Created: 10/28/2019

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