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Green Lacewing

Chrysopidae

Description:

Very small. My other spotting, was very large compared to this one: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/133... but them again it might not be the same insect?!

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Green Lacewing
Chrysopinae
"Spotted-wing" Green Lacewing
Leucochrysa sp. Genus Leucochrysa - BugGuide.Net


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5 Comments

Thank you JonathanHoskins, I am trying to find more information...on the "Spotted-wing" Green Lacewing Leucochrysa sp.... It that Green Lacewing what they call ...."One of the morphs (the "brown-spotted" morph)" ? Is that why it was so small?

Thank you bayucca for the ID,

Thank You, KarenPuracan, You are right I have been looking at my Dobson Fly pictures (Male and Female) and they are bigger and yes the male is a bit Scarier with those huge pinchers!!

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 8 years ago

Dobsonflies are MUCH larger, and much scarier-looking. :) They are a muddy gray-brown, males have huge pincers, females smaller ones.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

This is a Green Lacewing/Chrysopidae, Chrysopinae. Looks similar to the Leucochrysa insularis from US.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/349021/bgp...

Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 6, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2013

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