The Lacewings are aggressive aphid predators having an appetite for several other soft-bodied pests. An adult lacewing fly grows up to ¾ inches long and has a delicate appearance with lacy wings. This species of flies are weak fliers and dwell near aphid colonies. The adults feed on nectar, pollen, and honeydew while in its larvae stage and egg stage it feeds on other soft-bodied pests, certain insect eggs, scale insect immature stages, whiteflies, etc. The Lacewing flies lay eggs singly or in small groups. The females lay eggs close to the food source and each adult female deposit more than 200 eggs. The larvae can grow up to ½ inches and are brown and white in color. The larvae are called aphid lions. The larvae are wingless when they hatch and remain within the area in search of prey.