Hypochrysa elegans Burmeister, 1839
Common names: Green lacewing [En], Sierlijke gaasvlieg [Nl], Grünes Goldauge [De]
Hamoir, LIEGE ● Belgium
Description: This is one of the 18 species of lacewings recorded in Belgium. Wingspan of 15-20mm, green-yellow abdomen, black stripes on head and abdomen. A few cells on wings.
Biology : Larvae, as it is the case for all Chrysopidae, are carnivorous and sometimes feed from nectar. They develop in trees, like beech, hornbeam, hawthorn... Adults feed only from pollen and nectar.
Habitat: Rich habitat, hot and humid. Up to 500 m.
Distribution: Central and South Europe, Anatolia.
Hölzel H., 1984. Chrysopidae of the Palearctic Region - a review. Progress in World's Neuropterology.
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