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Genus Eremochrysa - Shadow Lacewings

Green Lacewing - brown form - Eremochrysa punctinervis Lacewing - Eremochrysa Golden Lacewing? - Eremochrysa Which Lacewing is this? - Eremochrysa Chrysopidae? - Eremochrysa punctinervis Green Lacewing with Striped Legs - Eremochrysa Green Lacewing with Striped Legs - Eremochrysa lacewing ? goldeneyed - Eremochrysa
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae
Tribe Chrysopini
Genus Eremochrysa (Shadow Lacewings)
Other Common Names
Lonely lacewings
Explanation of Names
Eremochrysa Banks 1903
16 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area(1)
mostly w. NA, esp. sw. US & n. Mexico; West Indies; E. canadensis is the only sp. present east of the Mississippi outside FL(1)(2)
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.Kymachrysa, a new genus of Nearctic green lacewings (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae, Chrysopini)
Tauber C.A., Garland J.A. 2014. ZooKeys 437: 87-108.