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Chrysopid life cycle, egg to adult - Chrysoperla rufilabris

Chrysopid life cycle, egg to adult - Chrysoperla rufilabris
at home, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
October 11, 2016
First BG images of a fairly complete life cycle for this species.

ID by Dr. Catherine Tauber.

~Oct. 11 - Asclepias curassavica leaf collected with chrysopid egg attached
Oct. 16 - egg hatched
Early November – larva spun cocoon in right angle formed by inside of vial and fabric “lid” of vial
Nov. 15 - adult emerged from cocoon

Image #1 – egg
Image #2 – egg shortly before hatching
Image #3 – hatchling
Image #4 – 2nd or 3rd instar
Image #5 and #6 – 3rd instar
Image #7 – teneral adult
Image #8 thru #11 – adult (possibly still teneral)
Image #12 – empty cocoon
Image #13 - forewing
Image #14 - hindwing (image flipped horizontally)

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