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(Ancient Greek - neuron = nerve ; pteron = wing)

Common predators of other insects, including aphids, relatively large wings

Insects in this order

  • Common green lacewing

    The Common Green Lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea) is one of 18 species of green lacewings that live in Britain. Two of these species are actually brownish but all the others are various shades of green. All have long antennae, large golden eyes and two pairs of transparent wings that are held tent-...

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Ant lion pits

Some ant lion species larvae catch their prey by digging pit fall traps.

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