Order: Neuroptera / Family: Chrysopidae - Lacewings

Useful garden insects as the larvae are voracious aphid predators!

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Chrysopa perla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chrysopa perla
  • The bluish one!
  • The adults are also aphid predators - the jaws can just be seen


Chrysoperla carnea Stephens, 1836

Chrysoperla carnea The greenish one!


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