Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Micromus subanticus

Brown Lacewing? - Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing - Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing - Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing - Micromus subanticus Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing with Hairy Neck - Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing - Micromus subanticus Brown Lacewing - Micromus subanticus
Classification
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 Hemerobiidae (Brown Lacewings)
Genus Micromus
Species subanticus (Micromus subanticus)
Explanation of Names
Micromus subanticus (Walker 1853)
Size
body 5-6 mm, length to wingtip 7-8 mm, wingspan ~16 mm
Range
transcontinental, Canada & US(1) to Costa Rica
Print References
(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.
2.New synonymy, new species, new keys to Neivamyrmex army ants of the United States
Gordon C. Snelling and Roy R. Snelling. 2007. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Vol 80: 459-550.
3.NCSU Insect Museum blog