Found many of these throughout Chisholm Creek Park; found most on Big Blue Stem.
Location: growing/attached to bark on tree
Debris-carrying lacewing larvae, hidden in plain sight
Found by my porch light.
Eggs observed on one of my plastic watering cans used to irrigate plants with harvested rainwater.
草蛉 Common Green Lacewings Chrysoperla carnea
Green lacewings are insects in the large family Chrysopidae of the order Neuroptera. There are about 85 genera and (differing between sources) 1,300–2,000 species in this widespread group. Members of the genera Chrysopa and Chrysoperla are very common in North America and Europe; they are very similar and many of their species have been moved from one genus to the other time and again, and in the non-scientific literature assignment to Chrysopa and Chrysoperla can rarely...