green lacewing

(Family Chrysopidae)

               
Overview

Chrysopidae, the order that contains green lacewings, is one of the largest families in the order Neuroptera. There are more than 1,300 worldwide and at least 14 species in Minnesota.

green lacewing (Family Chrysopidae)

 

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)

 
Subordinate Taxa

common green lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea)

green lacewing (Chrysopa spp.)

red-lipped lacewing (Chrysoperla rufilabris)

Signoret’s green lacewing (Meleoma signoretti)

 
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Common
Names

green lacewings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Green Lacewing (Chrysopidae: Chrysoperla) Grooming after Eating
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Jun 10, 2010

Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (09 June 2010).

   
       
  Green Lacewing (Chrysopidae: Chrysopa oculata) on Wall
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Aug 15, 2010

Photographed near Fisher, Minnesota (14 August 2010).

   
       
  Macro - Lacewings (Chrysopidae)
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Dec 1, 2018

   
       

 

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Alfredo Colon
8/7/2019

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

green lacewing (Family Chrysopidae)


Alfredo Colon
7/15/2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

green lacewing (Family Chrysopidae)


     
     
 
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Created: 10/28/2019

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