Green Lacewing (Ceraeochrysa sp.)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Green Lacewing (Ceraeochrysa sp.)

Beneficial

“larvae are voracious predators of small, comparatively soft-bodied arthropods such as aphids, scale insects, whiteflies, thrips, insect eggs, and other prey. The adults are usually predators, but a few species only feed on pollen.”

Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/BENEFICIAL/green_lacewings.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bayberry/Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera)

My take: http://web.archive.org/web/20130722103253/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/the-tatting-of-the-lacewing.html

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