Drought-Tolerant, Aphid-Hungry Lacewing Species Arrives in Americas

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Sometimes, an invasive species is a good thing. The discovery of a species of lacewing, Chrysoperla zastrowi, established in arid regions of the U.S. and Central America offers potential for biological control of aphids, mites, and other crop pests in those locales.

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