Brown lacewings belong to the family Hemerobiidae. Green lacewings belong to the family Chrysopidae (see Fact Sheet no. 270). There are many genera and species; this fact sheet uses Micromus tasmaniae as an example (Photo 1).
AUTHOR Graham Walker & Grahame Jackson
Information from Hemerobiidae. Wikipedia. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemerobiidae), and Martin NA (2017) Tasmanian lacewing - Micromus tasmaniae. (https://nzacfactsheets.landcareresearch.co.nz/factsheet/InterestingInsects/Tasmanian-lacewing---Micromus-tasmaniae.html); and from Oswald JD (1993) Revision and cladistic analysis of the world genera of the family Hemerobiidae (Insecta: Neuroptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 101: 143-299. Photos 1-5 The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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