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subgenus Leucochrysa

Large spotted Green Lacewing - Leucochrysa insularis Egg mystery solved! - Leucochrysa insularis Lacewing - Leucochrysa insularis Leucochrysa insularis? - Leucochrysa insularis Green lacewing with long antennae - Leucochrysa insularis  Green Lacewing - Leucochrysa insularis Leucochrysa insularis Leucochrysa insularis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae (Typical Green Lacewings)
Tribe Leucochrysini
Genus Leucochrysa
No Taxon subgenus Leucochrysa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tauber (2004) notes that reports of L. ampla (Walker, 1853) in Georgia (1) are erroneous due to mismatch with the lectotype.(2) This species is thus removed from our species listing.
Numbers
2 described species in our area(1)(2):
1. L. arizonica: s. AZ
2. L. insularis: widespread eastern US
Identification
Forewing with the intramedian cell (im) quadrangular, third medial cell (m3) bisected
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.A Systematic Review of the Genus Leucochrysa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in the United States
Tauber CA. 2004. Annals of the Entomological Society of America: 97 (6): 1129-1158.