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Green Lacewing Larva

family Chrysopidae

Description:

A little lacewing larva inside its house of debris. It was scraping up lichen from the fence. You can see its little legs sticking up in the second picture.

Habitat:

Wood fence, rural deciduous area, Clermont County

Notes:

Fun fact: Lacewing larvae collect debris from their surroundings to build a "house" around themselves, both for protection and camouflage.

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Gaby3
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Gaby3

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jan 22, 2017
Submitted on Aug 29, 2017

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