Two of the most common predators of aphids are the convergent ladybeetle, Hippodamia convergens (Guerin-Meneville) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), and the common green lacewing
, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) (Martinez-Jaime et al.
For the green lacewing
, previous studies have usually assessed the effects of population density on egg production (PESSOA & FREITAS 2008).
, Chrysoperla carnea Stephens (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) is mass-reared and used as biocontrol agent against soft bodied insect pest .
The effects of different prey species were investigated on the pre-imaginal development, survival, adult longevity and fecundity of the green lacewing
. According to Kannan (1999), natural enemies encountered preying on aphids were chrysopids, coccinellids and syrphids the first of these being the most important and dominant predators.
Calcium hypochlorite for removing stalks on eggs of the green lacewing
Chrysoperla genanigra (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae).
The green lacewing
insect fossil, found in Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park near Smithers, is now known as Archaeochrysa sanikwa.
Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) known as common green lacewing
its adult feeds only on plant nectars and larva is the voracious feeder of aphids and hence used in biological control of insect pests.
Abstract Green lacewing
, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) among the predators is an important component of biological control in integrated pest management of crops and vegetables.
Nomura, "Green lacewing
phylogeny, based on three nuclear genes (Chrysopidae, Neuroptera)," Systematic Entomology, vol.
Toxicity of some pesticides to eggs, larvae and adults of the green lacewing
, Chrysoperla carnea.
From California, she received 5,000 eggs of the green lacewing
Overwintering of the green lacewing
is as an adult and we can see them flying in late summer and autumn in search of shelter - sheds, garages, houses, outbuildings and overlapped fencing are all typical places and we should take care to avoid being too vigorous in our autumn or spring cleaning of these places to avoid disturbing them.