Sunday, December 2, 2012

Lacewing Life Cycle

A video posted by TerraNaturealist shows the detailed life cycle of a developing Lacewing. The furry ants are a tropical species of Camponotus, which we can find as far north of the equator as Florida and maybe along the Gulf Coast. I've actually found Lacewing eggs in my garden before, and mistook them for some sort of nasty chemical dispensing part of the plant (which is understandable considering the plant was Poison Ivy).