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Green Lacewing Larvae

Description:

Less than 5mm long.

Notes:

Interesting little insect carrying a huge stack of leaf litter for disguise.

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4 Comments

RiekoS
RiekoS 9 years ago

Thank you very much Livan. I could not know what it was carrying.
Very interesting. I have never seen this creature before.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow!

RachaelB
RachaelB 9 years ago

Cool, thanks Livan.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 9 years ago

It's some species of Debris-Carrying Larvae from a Lacewing. I'm not sure of only members of the Green Lacewings family do this.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/140
http://bugguide.net/node/view/72302

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

3078, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 18, 2012
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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