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Chrysopodes collaris filed under Chrysoperla

There are a few specimens currently identified as Chrysoperla that should be corrected as Chrysopodes collaris (this species was just recently added to the guide and is the only member of its genus to occur in the US). I've added some notes as comments to the individual pages as to traits visible on the particular photos. Here are some of the comparative notes that seem to be most useful for photos:

Chrysoperla: cell im not overlapped by cell r2; clypeus unmarked; clypeus unmarked apart from maybe directly adjacent to the genae; head generally either the body's base green, a pale green, or yellow-green in species that overlap Chrysopodes collaris

Chrysopodes: cell im distinctly overlapped by cell r2; clypeus with red lineations (sinistrodextral) as a highly unique trait; head and streak down the body normally distinctly white with very stark contrast to the main body color

• https://bugguide.net/node/view/734551
• https://bugguide.net/node/view/731899
• https://bugguide.net/node/view/649764
• https://bugguide.net/node/view/389290
• https://bugguide.net/node/view/351481 (this one not misfiled, but the same species in question)

Key to eastern genera (includes both Chrysoperla and Chrysopodes; compare "first RS cross vein" to the most proximal vein of cell r2)
Figures of cells (to demonstrate where im and r2 are; 6b is Chrysoperla)

We added the genus comparative info
to both pages. We did not move the images yet thinking you might like to see the full size images first before doing so. The links to the keys and figures didn't work. They just point back to the base BugGuide page. You don't need to fix them here. You will be able to add them directly to the proper info pages.

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