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Species Hemerobius stigma

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings and Allies)
Family Hemerobiidae (Brown Lacewings)
Subfamily Hemerobiinae
Genus Hemerobius
Species stigma (Hemerobius stigma)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemerobius stigma Stephens, 1835. Synonyms:
Hemerobius stigmaterus
Size
5-8 mm
Range
Holarctic. Widespread in North America.
Habitat
Often associated with conifers.
Season
Listed March-April, September, for North Carolina by Brimley (1).
Print References
Brimley, p. 29, Hemerobius stigmaterus (1)
Withycombe, C. L. 1922 [1922.??.??]. The life-history of Hemerobius stigma, Steph. Entomologist 55:97-99.
Internet References
Cornell University--discusses life cycle
Works Cited
1.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.