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Subfamily Chrysopinae - Typical Green Lacewings

Chrysopid ? - Chrysoperla Green Lacewing - Chrysopa nigricornis Lacewing 0363 & 0364 - Chrysopa oculata lacewing - Eremochrysa green lacewing - Chrysoperla plorabunda Chrysopa quadripunctata - Chrysopa Tribe Belonopterygini (Ant-loving Lacewings) ? - Leucochrysa pavida Green Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings and Allies)
Family Chrysopidae (Green Lacewings)
Subfamily Chrysopinae (Typical Green Lacewings)
14 genera* in 3 tribes in our area; 60 genera in 4 tribes worldwide
* Genus not yet in the guide: Plesiochrysa Adams, 1982 (1 sp., FL)
Belonopterygini: very short prothorax (broader than its length by 1.5 times) and proportionally larger eyes, often bluer in appearance than in other tribes.

Chrysopini: elongate prothorax, antennae comparable to body length (apart from Ceraeochrysa), most species lack a darkened pterostigma (apart from some Eremochrysa)

Leucochrysini: elongate prothorax, antennae significantly longer than body length, most species have a darkened pterostigma (apart from L. arizonensis)