All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

Unfortunately, I had to break the Milkweed leaf to get to the underside in order to take this photo of a Lacewing larva eating an aphid (thus the drip of white sap). I had watched the larva stalk the aphid before it finally caught it. Note the fuzzy wh...
Unfortunately, I had to break the Milkweed leaf to get to the underside in order to take this photo of a Lacewing larva eating an aphid (thus the drip of white sap). I had watched the larva stalk the aphid before it finally caught it. Note the fuzzy white debris it has put on its back as camouflage, it is probably the shed exoskeletons of the aphids. Talk about a "wolf in sheep's clothing"!

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