family Chrysopidae


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Related to family Chrysopidae: lacewing fly, Hemerobiidae, brown lacewing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.family Chrysopidae - green lacewings
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
aphid lion, aphis lion - carnivorous larva of lacewing flies
chrysopid, green lacewing, stink fly - pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae
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Green lacewings, insects of the family Chrysopidae, are found across much of the globe.
It is there that chemist Kamal Chauhan isolated a catnip-oil compound that attracts lacewings of the insect family Chrysopidae.