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Recent observations

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Observer

robynnehubert

Date

June 8, 2014 05:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mantidflies Family Mantispidae

Observer

alikat

Date

June 18, 2015 10:19 PM MDT

Description

Praying Mantis type front legs.

Photos / Sounds

What

Wasp Mantidfly Climaciella brunnea

Observer

scottking

Date

June 14, 2015 12:20 PM CDT

Description

Wasp Mantidfly
Cannon River public access
Red Wing, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2015 10:00 PM PDT

Description

Pretty sure my ID at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/730897 applies here.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mantidflies Family Mantispidae

Observer

mothvet

Date

June 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Four-spotted Mantisfly Dicromantispa interrupta

Date

June 1, 2015 12:55 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Wasp Mantidfly Climaciella brunnea

Observer

joseph6

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

I saw and photographed two Mantispids on two different milkweed plants. I have recorded images at other times posted at URL: http://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/kunkel/butterfly_walk/2006/mantispid.html
This species looks like a small preying mantid but also looks like a paper wasp.

Photos / Sounds

What

green mantidfly Zeugomantispa minuta

Observer

saraklips

Date

May 23, 2015 07:56 PM EDT

Description

Gorgeous. Watched it shed from pupae to adulthood. There was a second exuvium in the same area indicating the spider that lived there was Parisitized by at least two individuals.

Photos / Sounds

What

Wasp Mantidfly Climaciella brunnea

Observer

tanyadapkey

Date

August 14, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Four-spotted Mantisfly Dicromantispa interrupta

Observer

krancmm

Date

May 17, 2015 11:04 PM CDT

Description

Besides moths at night, there are some really odd critters that appear on the windows.

Photos / Sounds

What

green mantidfly Zeugomantispa minuta

Observer

adorantes

Date

November 14, 2010

Description

Se distribuye desde el sureste de Estados Unidos hasta Centroamérica y Venezuela.
Sus larvas se alimentan de los huevecillos de arañas.

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Description from Wikipedia

Mantispidae, known commonly as mantidflies, mantispids, mantid lacewings or mantis-flies, is a family of small to moderate-sized insects in the order Neuroptera. There are many genera with around 400 species worldwide, especially in the tropics and subtropics. Only 5 species of Mantispa occur in Europe.

No range data available.