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Debris-Carrying Larvae

Lichen critter - looking at its face lacewing larva green lacewing larva Lint Ball-Like Insect? Good Camouflage Small Beetle? Debris-Carrying Larvae Fuzzy peach-colored bug
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
No Taxon Debris-Carrying Larvae
Remarks
It seems that the trash carried by these larvae confers some protection against predatory lady beetles.
Leucochrysa is an example of a genus with trash-carrying larvae.
See Also
Green Lacewings for general information on this family.
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