Brown Lacewings

The Brown Lacewings, represented by over 40 species, are the largest group of European Neuropterans.

Micromus variegatus eating a green mirid bug - Cheshire, England - May 2009

Micromus variegatus is one of the most common and widespread of the 30 species of Brown Lacewings that occur in Britain. It generally keeps to dense vegetation but is often attracted to house lights in August.