I think this is the larva of a green lacewing. Very very tiny, inside the dandelion flower.
Video of a comouflage lacewing larva. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA
Found this floating in water in can. It was still alive and was able to fly off after drying. I rarely see these since they are nocturnal.
Today was sunny mid 70's and windy.
Chrysopidae larva, with its accumulation of remains of predated insects and some lichens, loaded on its back.
Chrysopidae sp. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.
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...