Micromus angulatus

<i>Micromus angulatus</i> (Stephens, 1836)

Brown lacewings

 

 

Morphology

Adult: 10 mm
 Larva: 6 mm 

Biology

The larvae and adults of this lacewing are predators. It occurs in the herbaceous level, withstanding the low temperatures, and is active at the beginning and end of the season.

Ecology 

Common species

This a predator with a very broad range of prey. It is used as an auxiliary to control the development of pests harmful for low-growing market garden crops (strawberry, cabbage, leek, and so on.).

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 22 February 2012 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet