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Lacewing larva.

Observed: 6th August 2011 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebratesmoremoth’s reputation in Invertebrates
Lacewing larva.
Description:

Small white larva covered with detritus.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

DavidNotton's picture

Green/brown

How is this distingusihed from the larvae of brown lacewings Hemerobiidae?

moremoth's picture

Green/Brown

My only reference for Lacewings is Chinery's Collins Complete Guide, and that implies that brown Lacewing larvae do not disguise themselves this way. Though it's not clearly stated; do I take it that the Hemerobiidae do this too?
Bill

Bill Welch

DavidNotton's picture

Trash bugs

they are sometimes called 'trash bugs' because of it.

rimo's picture

There's more information on

There's more information on separating brown and green lacewing larvae in the comments on http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/243858

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