Subject: Mysterious green dragon-fly looking bug
Location: Portland, oregon
July 29, 2014 12:48 pm
We found this bug while sweeping our porch today. Both the six-year-old bug expert I was babysitting and myself could not identify this insect. Your help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you very much for your time!
Green Lacewings like the one in your image are important predators that feed upon many agricultural pests, including Aphids. Both adults and larval Lacewings feed on Aphids. Green Lacewings are sometimes called Goldeneyes.