lacewings

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  • Since they are the most familiar neuropterans to many people, they are often simply called "lacewings".
  • Of these, only the first seem to be reasonably close relatives of the brown lacewings.
  • He was focusing on somewhat rare lacewings as they perched on branches and leaves.
  • Green lacewings also use substrate or body vibrations as a form of communication between themselves, especially during courtship.
  • Lacewings are also effective, but tend to fly away.
  • It is found in areas of New South Wales and Queensland, and is one of the largest lacewings in the world.
  • Smaller members resemble typical green lacewings, and larger species resemble antlions.
  • Despite their superficial similarity to chrysopids, the brown and green lacewings are not as closely related as was at one time believed.
  • Long included in the Berothidae (beaded lacewings), they are usually considered a separate family by current authors.
  • The modern giant lacewings have a notably disjunct distribution while the extinct genera had a more global range.
  • A wide range of other insects are caught, including Lepidoptera, beetles and lacewings.
  • Green lacewings are given housing by using plastic bottles with an open bottom and a roll of cardboard inside of it.
  • Their performance is variable; thus, there is a lot of interest in further research to improve the use of green lacewings as biological pest control.
  • Split-footed lacewings stand somewhat apart from other living Myrmeleontoidea.
  • The modern moth lacewings have a notably disjunct distribution, while the extinct genera had a more global range.
  • Although the larvae are effective as biological control agents, in open air environments the adult lacewings tend to disperse widely.
  • A fine insect house has been built to provide winter homes for insects such as Ladybirds, Lacewings & Butterflies.
  • Repeated application may be necessary and the eggs could be eaten before they hatch by their natural predators, such as ants or mature green lacewings.
  • Silky lacewings were especially more diverse from the Triassic period to the Tertiary than in modern times.
  • Adult green lacewings are a pale green colour with long, threadlike antennae and glossy, golden, compound eyes.
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Root form of lacewings is lacewing for the noun.

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Meaning of lacewings

  • noun Any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (chrysopidae and hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids