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Lacewing nymph? - Leucochrysa pavida

Lacewing nymph? - Leucochrysa pavida
Linn, Osage County, Missouri, USA
August 8, 2010
Very small. Could this be a small lacewing nymph?

Check out those antenna!

Moved from Typical Green Lacewings. Seems to be the best fit if I'm seeing facial markings properly and with the lateral stripes on the prothorax.

Moved from Green Lacewings.


Moved from ID Request.

Click on the image linked by Ken
and look through the images showing the mobile pupa seeking an appropriate perch for eclosure. Fascinating series.

It IS a great series. I have
It IS a great series. I have a few more of this one moving too. This was the only one where it antenna wrapping was in focus.

Not a nymph...
...because Lacewings develop from larvae. :)

Might be a Lacewing pupa, though. It resembles this one:

Let's see if anyone else agrees.

Interesting. It had no probl
Interesting. It had no problem crawling up the tree.

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