Definition of Green lacewing
1. Noun. Pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae.
Generic synonyms: Lacewing, Lacewing Fly
Group relationships: Chrysopidae, Family Chrysopidae
Specialized synonyms: Golden-eyed Fly, Goldeneye
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Literary usage of Green lacewing
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1. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"One of the most common insect predators, working on all sorts of soft-bodied species, is the common green lacewing, called aphis lion, because of its ..."
2. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (& Yourself) by Rick Weinzierl (1999)
"Big-eyed bug Chinese praying mantid Egg case with newly hatched nymphs Common green lacewing Egg Convergent lady beetle Larva Ground beetle Indicates actual ..."
3. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"Beneficial insects Convergent lady beetle Larva Pupa Common green lacewing Egg Larva ("aphid lion") Adult spined soldier bug, feeding on a Mexican bean ..."