Chrysoperla carnea. CHRYSOPA. Unit of packaging. Chrysoperla carnea ( lacewing) Pack size: ml bottle. Contains: 1, larvae (second stage) mixed with. Green lacewings, Chrysopa carnea are currently used as one of the most aggressive predators for controlling aphids, whiteflies, scale insects and mealy bugs. Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) Life history traits of Chrysopa carnea and – Chrysopa rufilabris_ (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): influence of.

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Wings with fine, delicate venationhead with thread-like antennae and bulging, dark eyes. From these, the adults emerge ten to fourteen days later.

These two species of green lacewings overwinter as adults, usually in leaf litter at the edge of fields. Adults are active fliers, particularly during the evening and night and have a characteristic, fluttering flight.

Chrysoperla carnea

Vegetables Tomato and Cherry tomato. It is considered an important aphid predator in cotton crops in Russia and Egypt, sugar beet in Germany and vineyards in Europe. Your local Koppert consultant or recognized distributor will be able to advise you further. These green lacewings are common in much of North America. Citing articles via Web of Science Chrysopidae from western Asia: You have entered an invalid code.


Chrysoperla (=Chrysopa) carnea, C. rufilabris

Courtship and mating of the green lacewing Chrysopa carnea Stephens is described. By using this site, you agree to the Carbea of Use and Privacy Policy. Already a Biobest customer? The life cycle under 4 weeks in summer conditions is heavily influenced by temperature.

Pages People more options. Views Read Edit View history. I postulate that acoustical communication in chrysopids is a short distance phenomenon that functions primarily to isolate reproductively species that are morphologically and ecologically similar.

Thank you for submitting a comment on this article. Females lay several hundred whitish eggs, held on long silky stalks and often placed near hemipteran prey. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. Emergence of the adults occurs in 10 to 14 days. Handbook of biological control: Entomological Society of America members Sign in via society site. Target Aphids and to a lesser extent many other pest insects, like whitefly, thrips and moth eggs.

Archived from the original on In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. However, the larvae are extremely greedy and very efficient in hot spots. Annals chrtsopa the Entomological Society of America They may remain in the original release location if they have sources of nectar, pollen or honeydew to feed on in the general vicinity.

Chrysopa carnea

Relevant pests and diseases. Thanks to Maurice J. Abstract Courtship and mating of the green lacewing Chrysopa carnea Stephens is described.


The adults are light-green, about 6 mm long, their dorsum covered by a pale longitudinal stripe. You have successfully registered. The larvae hatch in three to six days, eat voraciously and moult three times as they grow. Acknowledgments Thanks to Maurice J. Ant lion, common green lacewing. Searching rate and potential of some natural enemies as bio-control agent against the Bemisia tabaci Homoptera: Flying Doctors Multi Hive B.

Get the most relevant updates by leaving us your details. Amblyseius-System becomes more eco-friendly. Please check for further notifications by email. Therefore, plantings should include flowering plants, and a low level of aphids should be tolerated. It can consume large numbers of aphids, completely destroying their colonies. The larvae inject enzymes into the bodies of their victims which digest the internal organs, after which they suck out the liquidated body fluids.

Parasitization of Chrysoperla carnea Neuroptera, Chrysopidae in cotton fields of Israel.