Bug of the Week: Lacewing Larva

Why would I take a photograph of this white fluff? Because it was walking around.

Can you spot the insect?

The “wolf in sheep’s clothing” is a lacewing larva. It uses debris to disguise itself, and most of the time the disguise works, unless of course it starts walking.

Related posts:

green lacewing life cycle

brown lacewing larva


  1. elissa

    great macro shots!!
    I love all the science activities! Lots of stuff I can use for my home schoolers in here…

  2. Robin

    That’s amazing! What a brilliant capture…

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