Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Lacewing Eggs

Description:

A beautiful little harp of Lacewing Eggs under a leaf. Family Chrysopidae.

Habitat:

Heavy shrubbery along the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, km 11.5, 865 meters.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

8 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you Telse and Rieko :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you Karen for the Fun Fact! Very interesting. :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Nice spotting!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Fun fact! Lacewings lay their eggs on 1/4 inch filaments to keep young larvae from eating each other after they hatch. Lacewing larvae are also known as "aphid lions", a very appropriate name as they consume around 600 aphids and other small insects before they metamorphose into adults.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=...

Telse
Telse 8 years ago

KEWL!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you surekha and namitha :)

namitha
namitha 8 years ago

Lovely spotting Lauren

surekha
surekha 8 years ago

Beautiful!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 12, 2013
Submitted on Aug 27, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team