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A Green Lacewing and maybe a Green Lacewing Larva

Last night one of these flew in through our open living room window.  It is a green lacewing (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), probably what used to be called Chrysoperla carnea, but this species has recently been shown to be a group of very similar-looking species which can only be reliably distinguished on the basis of their songs (see here and here for details), so I suppose I should identify it as Chrysoperla sp.

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2009-09-05.

While looking at the Chrysoperla carnea page at Jim Lindsey's Ecology of Commanster site, I realized that, earlier in the day, I had taken a photo of something that looked very like a C. carnea larva.  It was hunting on a yarrow (Achillea millefolium) flower head.

At the time I took these two photos I assumed that it must be some sort of beetle larva, but the colour and pattern match those of C. carnea rather well.  A tentative identification, I think.

Photos taken in Reading, UK, on 2009-09-05.

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