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Genus Chrysopa

Chrysopa incompleta Green Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata Chrysopa oculata Golden-eyed Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata green lacewing - Chrysopa oculata Green Lacewing - Chrysopa quadripunctata Assiniboine Lacewing - Chrysopa chi Lacewing - Chrysopa
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae
Tribe Chrysopini
Genus Chrysopa
Explanation of Names
Chrysopa Leach in Brewster 1815
9 spp. in our area(1)
Wing venation of C. nigricornis:
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.