Definition of Green lacewing

1. Noun. Pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae.

Exact synonyms: Chrysopid, Stink Fly
Generic synonyms: Lacewing, Lacewing Fly
Group relationships: Chrysopidae, Family Chrysopidae
Specialized synonyms: Golden-eyed Fly, Goldeneye

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Lacewing

green gentian
green gland
green goddess
green gold
green goods
green gram
green groceries
green haemoglobin
green hairstreak
green hairstreaks
green hellebore
green hellebores
green in the gills
green jersey
green labelling
green lacewing (current term)
green lane
green lead ore
green leek
green leeks
green light
green lights
green line
green lizard
green logging
green lung
green lungs
green mamba
green man
green manure

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 ..."

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