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Lacewing

Chrysoperla carnea

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A labour of love this one. After finding a lacewing larvae in the garden I hand reared it for three months, collecting prey for it and generally looking after it to get a photo of the lacewing - cocoon - shed larval skin combo. I hope you enjoy looking at it as much as I did nurturing this picture.

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Latimeria
Latimeria 9 years ago

This is wonderful, David! After raising a few caterpillars myself last summer, I know how you feel raising an insect from its larval form to adult. Good job!

DavidBoyce
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DavidBoyce

Charnwood, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 30, 2009
Submitted on Jun 3, 2011

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