January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Lacewing, or Goldeneye, a delicate, pale-green, golden-eyed insect with relatively huge, translucent, lacy wings. About 60 species of lacewings are native to North America. All are about 4/5 of an inch (2 cm) long. In both their larval and adult stages lacewings destroy vast numbers of aphids, thrips, mealybugs, and red spiders.


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