Chrysopa chi

Chi Lacewing


Chrysopa oculata, Green lacewing image from Winnipeg

 

Family: Chrysopidae

Subfamily: Chrysopinae

Tribe: Chrysopini

 

The specific epithet "chi" refers to a mark between the antennal bases in the shape of chi, the Greek X

This species ranges across much of Canada and the northern United States.

Photo location: Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Chrysopa chi, head and thorax in dorsal view

Lacewing image, Chrysopa chi, Manitoba


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