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Genus Chrysopa

Green Lacewing - Chrysopa quadripunctata Green lacewing - Chrysopa chi Chrysopa nigricornis ? - Chrysopa nigricornis MT8 - Chrysopa oculata Green Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata Green Lacewing - Chrysopa quadripunctata bright green lacewing - Chrysopa Chrysopidae - Green Lacewing - Chrysopa
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae
Tribe Chrysopini
Genus Chrysopa
Explanation of Names
Chrysopa Leach in Brewster 1815
9 spp. in our area(1), 11 in North America(2)
Wing venation of C. nigricornis:
Holartic(2); throughout NA(1)
Works Cited
1.Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico
Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 39-114.
2.Kymachrysa, a new genus of Nearctic green lacewings (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae, Chrysopini)
Tauber C.A., Garland J.A. 2014. ZooKeys 437: 87-108.