green lacewing

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Synonyms for green lacewing

pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae

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Scientists at CSIRO Entomology have learnt that silk made by the common Australian green lacewing can be stretched up to six times further than silkworm silk.
The green lacewing is beneficial because it eats aphids, whiteflies and other soft-bodied insects that damage vegetable and cotton crops in Lower Rio Grande Valley.
The green lacewing release is one part of Seattle City Light's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, aimed at selecting the least toxic method of pest control possible, and turning to pesticides only as a last resort.
One species of green lacewings takes an additional precaution, however.
Marking of an anesthetized specimen (left); marked green lacewing (right).
Each sells green lacewing eggs, ladybugs, mealybug destroyers, predatory mites, whitefly parasites, and other parasitic wasps except as noted.
axyridis and eggs and larvae of the green lacewing, Chrysopa species were observed on the leaves.
Three natural enemies that are common in commercial avocado groves in southern California are the predatory thrips, Franklinothrips orizabensis Johansen (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae); the green lacewing, Chrysoperla rufilabris (Burmeister) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae); and the predaceous mite, Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) (Yee et al.
In 1984-1985, other common predators included the green lacewing, Chrysoperla rufilabris (Burmeister), the brown lacewings, Micromus posticus (Walker), and Hemerobius stigma (Stephens), the mirid, Deraeocorus nebulosus (Uhler), the reduviids, Zelus exsanguis (Stahl) and Sinea spinipes (Herrich-Schaeffer), the hover flies, Allograpta oblique (Say) and Mesograpta sp.
The green lacewing insect fossil, found in Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park near Smithers, is now known as Archaeochrysa sanikwa.
The green lacewing, Mallada basalis (Walker) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), distributed in South China, is one of the most important natural enemies used in the biological control of insect pests of forestry and agriculture (Ye et al.
Malaysian photographe Hock Ping Guek took a picture of a green lacewing with dark markings at the base of its wings in a park near Kuala Lumpur.
Toxicity of some pesticides to eggs, larvae and adults of the green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea.