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Lacewing – a beautiful aphid predator

Posted by blueberrytalk on June 21, 2009

Aphids transmit the dreaded Blueberry Scorch Virus. The Lacewing is one of the beneficial insects whose larvae attack aphids. The picture shows why it is so aptly named.

Lacewing

Lacewing

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