Thursday, January 22, 2015

Newly-hatched lacewing larva

I found this amongst some old colour transparencies that I took about 20 years ago. It shows a newly hatched lacewing larva, climbing out of its long-stalked egg that's attached to a hawthorn leaf.






































For some more images of a predatory lacewing larva, carrying the corpses of its victims on the bristles on its back, click here


2 comments:

  1. Great photo! I was fascinated by your earlier post of moss with teeth.

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    1. Thanks! Must try to remember to look for some more of these this spring

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