Competition 2023 – Photography – 18 and over – Rosa Dunbar – (2) Lacewing Larvae.

By Rosa Dunbar

The junk bug, a voracious predator in the insect world, earns its name by wearing plant matter and the exoskeletons of past victims on its back as part of an intricate camouflage to deceive predators.
Competition: 2023 - Photography - 18 and over
Insect order: Lacewings, antlions and mantidflies
Species: Lacewing larva, Chrysopa sp.
Picture taken in: Australia

Second image