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Tribe Chrysopini

Green Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata Mystery bug - Chrysoperla Green lacewing (Chrysopidae) - Chrysoperla Golden-eyed Lacewing - Chrysopa oculata Green Lacewing - Chrysopa incompleta Green Lacewing - Chrysoperla rufilabris Lacewing - Chrysoperla rufilabris Chrysopa ? - Chrysopa oculata
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
11 genera in our area, 17 in the New World(1), >30 total
Still missing in the Guide(1):
Chrysopodes (Neosuarius) Adams & Penny 1985 – Neotropical, one species in FL & TX
Kymachrysa Tauber & Garland 2014 – Nearctic (Canada to montane Mexico), 2 spp., both in our area: K. intacta (Navás 1912) & K. placita [both treated as synonymous under Ceraeochrysa placita in(2)]
Nineta Navás 1912 – Holarctic; 2 spp. in NA (USA, Canada)
Plesiochrysa Adams 1982 – Neotropical, Oriental, Australasia; ~25 spp., 2 in NA (so. US & Mexico)
Works Cited
1.Kymachrysa, a new genus of Nearctic green lacewings (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae, Chrysopini)
Tauber C.A., Garland J.A. 2014. ZooKeys 437: 87-108.
2.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.