Lacewings in agriculture

This video is called Thread-winged Lacewing.

It is from Parque Natural do Tejo internacional – Portugal.

From ScienceDaily about the USA:

‘Cologne’ Attracts Beneficial Lacewing Predators

Science Daily — A new lure being developed by scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and their collaborators could bring relief to growers trying to guard crops and gardens against aphids and mites.

The lure is a natural product that attracts lacewings, a beneficial predator that enjoys devouring destructive aphids and mites.

A new species of brown lacewing (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) from Eocene Baltic amber: here.

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