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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 褐蛉科
  • Scientific Names
    • Hemerobiidae
  • English
    • Brown Lacewings
  • German
    • Taghafte
    • Braune Florfliegen

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

dominic

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

There are so many of these guys around my porch lights.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tasmanian Lacewing Micromus tasmaniae

Observer

d_kluza

Date

April 20, 2015 07:26 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

temminicki

Date

April 16, 2015 09:38 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

dominic

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

Found by the plume moth.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

finatic

Date

March 26, 2015 10:48 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barber's Brown Lacewing Sympherobius barberi

Observer

finatic

Date

March 28, 2015 09:41 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 4, 2015 11:12 PM HKT

Description

褐蛉科 Brown Lacewings (Family Hemerobiidae)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

finatic

Date

March 7, 2015 09:48 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

dominic

Date

April 1, 2015

Description

Ok bug enthusiasts here's some fun. I found this guy by my porch light and it is a windy day. I have no idea what it is other than an insect. Any ideas.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sifolinia

Date

May 19, 2012

Description

MJL471. Female. Under Taraxacum officinale. Garden.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

finatic

Date

March 12, 2015 08:14 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Barber's Brown Lacewing Sympherobius barberi

Observer

glmory

Date

March 26, 2015 08:12 PM PDT

Description

On a wall at night, near a light.

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Description from Wikipedia

Hemerobiidae is a family of Neuropteran insects commonly known as brown lacewings. These insects differ from the somewhat similar Chrysopidae (green lacewings) not only by the usual colouring but by the wing venation: hemerobiids having numerous long veins lacking in chrysopids. Some of the costal cross veins are forked, unlike in green lacewings. Imagines of subfamily Drepanepteryginae mimic dead leaves. Hemerobiid larvae are usually less hairy than chrysopid larvae.

No range data available.