Category Archives: Neuroptera

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Subtle Lacewing

I have often appreciated the work of photographers in the tropics when they post images of well-camouflaged bugs, almost invisible against the surface they are resting on. So this year I have paid special attention […]

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Enjoying the view

A green lacewing pauses on a leaf tip in the home garden. (Purchase at Zenfolio)

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The Week on Sunday #38

This Week on Sunday is book-ended by two videos from TedTalks. Both are new to me and worth seeing: ♦ From the 17 September, 2013–Marla Spivak on the many reasons that bees are in trouble: […]

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The Week on Sunday 3

Getting back into routines, and one neglected area has been my weekly recap of what’s cool and buggy on the web. ♦ Just a few items took my fancy in the last week, the major one being […]

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Retro – Phantom Menace

I have been organizing and cleaning-up my Lightroom folders, making room on a 1 TB hard drive. I came across this photo, a scan of a slide taken many years ago. It is slightly out […]

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Portrait of a Lacewing

(Extracted from my blog, Voyages Around My Camera) The Green Lacewing, (Family Chrysopidae, Chrysopa sp.) is known as a friend of the gardener, as they and their larva feed on soft-bodied insects such as aphids. […]

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