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CORRECTED: Green lacewing larvae (Chrysopidae) - a.k.a.,

CORRECTED: Green lacewing larvae (Chrysopidae) - a.k.a., "trash bug"
Columbia, residential, Boone County, Missouri, USA
July 12, 2010
Size: 5 mm
Notice the pile of debris by these insect eggs. Underneath is a green lacewing larva preying upon the eggs. See additional pictures where the debris was removed to show the larva. Not the best picture of the larva, but best I could get.

On eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) in my back yard.

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CORRECTED: Green lacewing larvae (Chrysopidae) - a.k.a., Green lacewing larvae (Chrysopidae) - a.k.a.,

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Neat!
Always cool to see other bugguiders from Columbia.

Eggs
These are stink bug eggs. How did you arrive at a genus ID for the green lacewing larva? I believe there are multiple debris-carrying chrysopid genera.

 
Only family name is given. Th
Only family name is given. Thanks for the ID on the eggs. I suspected green stinkbug, but wasn't certain.

I think that's a Green Lacewing.
According to the Guide, the larvae of Brown Lacewings are not debris carriers.

 
Thanks for the correction, Ke
Thanks for the correction, Ken. I was under the impression that both green and brown carry debris, and brown more commonly.

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