Chrysopa perla

Chrysopa perla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Green lacewing


Adult: 10-12 mm, with a wingspan 25-30 mm. Abdomen colored green, wings bluey-green showing numerous black veins. Several black spots are present on the head, thorax and abdomen.

Larva: ochre to brown, armed with long mandibles.



Common species

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 24 January 2012 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet