- This page contains pictures and information about Citrus Mealybug Predators
we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 20mm
- This Green Lacewing has very long antennae, 1.5 times of the body length.
It has board clear wings with very slight brown spots on each wings. Larvae covered themselves with debris. Eggs laid on long slender
stalks. They are common in Brisbane Eucalyptus forests. Usually found
hiding under leaves during the day.
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of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 539.
- 2. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus &
Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p318.
- 3. Wildlife
of greater Brisbane - Queensland Museum, p98.
- 4. A revision of the Australian Chrysopidae (Insecta: Neuroptera) -
TR New 1980, Aust. J. Zool. Suppl. 77: 1-143
- 5. Lacewings - Queensland Museum, 2011.
- 6. Northern
Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.