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Chrysopidae 20299

Observed: 26th July 2013 By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Description:

A lace wing Larvae possiby Green Lacewing . What is interesting is the small blue eggs associated with it . The Image is soft at the limit of field macro . Any thoughts on Associations as to what might utilise this as a vehicle or parasitise it ??????

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eggs?

Are they eggs? Some lacewing larvae cover themselves with bits of detritus for camouflage, do you think this might be something along those lines?

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Lacewing larvae

Hi Martin I have added another image . There where lots of green fly about which they will be feeding . i wonder if its discarded pieces or similar doubt it though ? . I am not sure looking at the sequence as to what this is its uniform of one colour and looks fairly fresh , whether they are eggs I doubt ?? Pollen possibly ??? but its interesting as to what this may be . interesting that the US call the larvae Ant Lions

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WLR

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