lacewing fly


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Noun1.lacewing fly - any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae)lacewing fly - any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids
neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect - insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
chrysopid, green lacewing, stink fly - pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae
brown lacewing, hemerobiid, hemerobiid fly - small dark-colored lacewing fly
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In 2012, new species such as the lacewing fly, the Iridescent Blue Tarantula, and Myanmar's Sneezing Monkey were discovered.
The lacewing fly, for instance, is capable of making a vertical upside down take-off.
Spray against Japanese lacewing fly and bud blast with combined insecticide and fungicide.