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Dichochrysa prasina

Dichochrysa prasina
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Copyright: Dietrich Meyer (meyerd) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 585 W: 64 N: 2238] (7531)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha 850, Minolta AF 100 Macro & Kenko tube
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-11-08 8:14
Viewed: 2134
Points: 8
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From my backyard:

This one looks a little different from the one shown before : the Green Lacewing Dichochrysa (=Anisochrysa; Mallada) prasina (Burmeister) (Chrysopidae; Lauchgrüne Florfliege) You may notice a number of black spots, even at the base of the wings, between the antennae and between eye and mandible. There is some black venation in the forepart of the wings.
The species is cosmopolitan and, according to Wikipedia, quite abundant in warm regions. On TN it seems to be presented for the first time.

ID: I used E. Stresemann, 2005, Exkursionsfauna von Deutschland 2. Elsevier München and E. Wachmann & C. Saure, 1997, Netzflügler, Schlamm- und Kamelhalsfliegen. Naturbach Verlag, Augsburg. The difference to Dichochrysa abdominalis still eludes me.

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To ellis49: Red eyed Lacewingsmeyerd 1 11-09 08:23
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Hello Dietrich - Another Lacewing picture...well presented even in such difficult light. I like its diagonal placement and the way you have given extra space infront of it to go further. Natural colour and well sharpness. Thanks for sharing. Regards and have a nice WE- Srikumar

hallo Dietrich
great shot with good details and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Dietrich,
a nice close-up shot of this Green lacewing, we have similar in Sweden often with red eyes.
Well composed, decent sharpness and fine natural colour.
Well done.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-11-09 12:22]

Hi Dietrich,this post is very useful,i never thought to watch the black spots to see the difference,and your choice of point of view and sharpness is perfect to understand....very well done! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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