Green Lacewing

A green lacewing that I found in a field of foxtails:

Though they look delicate, lacewings are predators. The larvae eat aphids, and this adult was foraging for tiny insects – it found one as I watched.

7 thoughts on “Green Lacewing

  1. This is just beautiful. Such an exquisite insect! Thanks for posting it!!
    I neglected to comment before. Just found it in my e-mail.

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