Nanny Aphid?

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Nanny Aphid?

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Not sure, but this "thing" has been "babysitting" the little Aphids ever since they first appeared in my garden.
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Most attentively, I would think! This looks to me like a side shot of an unusually hairless, plumped-tight, ready to molt aphid lion -- a lacewing larva. That sucked-dry husk near its posterior might not be just a coincidence. :wink:

Nice shot!

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Post by salden »

umm.... according to your link, they actually eat the little guys, not take care of them :(
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