Predators - Neuroptera

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Chrysopa perla feeding on aphids (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Guido Gerding
Source: Wikimedia Commons
Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Netzflügler
• English: net-winged insects
• Español: neurópteros
• Français: névroptères

predators - Neuroptera - (net-winged insects)

The group of Neuroptera includes softbodied insects like lace wings with biting mouthparts and usually long antennae. The wings have many accessory veins. The adults and larvae are carnivorous and the group includes many beneficial species which prey on pest insect.

The following families are currently included in this group: