chrysopid


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Related to chrysopid: lacewing
  • noun

Synonyms for chrysopid

pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae

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The importance of this family is determined by its wide geographical distribution, the large number of specimens described, the massive breeding facilities, its ecological plasticity, and mainly because chrysopids are considered important natural enemies of aphids, whiteflies, thrips, lepidopterans and mites (Canard et al.
Brown & Schmitt (2001) collected predators that included chrysopids (Insecta: Neuroptera), and Leptothrips mali (Fitch) (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) mainly at night or dawn using limb jarring in fruit orchards in West Virginia.