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Species Chrysopa nigricornis

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Classification
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 Chrysopa
Species nigricornis (Chrysopa nigricornis)
Explanation of Names
Chrysopa nigricornis Burmeister 1839
Size
body 20 mm (reported here, large for a green lacewing)
Identification
A rather large, pale species. Note the almost entirely unmarked pronotum and the almost entirely pale head capsule, with only one pair of small dark spots, one on each side of the clypeus. The proximal parts of the antennae are usually (though not always) darkly colored. (J.D. Oswald)
Range
across Canada and US south to NC-TN-TX-CA(1)
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.