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Photo#579206
Chrysopa nigricornis

Chrysopa nigricornis
Whitepath Road area, Gilmer County, Georgia, USA
September 21, 2011
Size: 15-16mm
Body length 15-16mm (excluding antennae and wings)

This individual appears to match the written identification information here on BG, including how the "proximal parts of the antennae are usually (though not always) darkly colored", as apparently seen in the photo above.

View (photo #2 - next photo) LARGE on my Flickr site, to view one of the DARK SPOTS, on the side of the clypeus (also explained here on BG).

So possibly Chrysopa nigricornis:

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Moved
Moved from Green Lacewings.

how about Ceraeochrysa? will show around
Moved from ID Request.

 
2nd choice
v, Ceraeochrysa was the second choice to my untrained eye. I went with Chrysopa, because I thought overall shape worked better. I disregarded Ceraeochrysa lineaticornis after some thought and looks:

 
ID confirmed by N.D. Penny: Chrysopa nigricornis
[thanks for this nice series, Roy. =v=]

 
v,
thanks yet again . . . roy

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