Lacewing.

Lacewing

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Lacewings are delicate looking flying insects in the order Neuroptera.

Lacewing.

A lacewing, most likely a green lacewing (Chrysopa perla), Békéscsaba, Hungary.

A green lacewing is somewhat similar to the adult insect form of an antlion but of a smaller and more delicately built.

Both larval and adult lacewings like to eat aphids and other small insects and mites. With their voracious appetite lacewings can be employed as biological pest control.

Further Readings:

Green Lacewing on Wikipedia.
Chrysopidae on Wikipedia.
Neuroptera on Wikipedia.
Last updated: October 25, 2015

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