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Wasp Mantidfly

by leberkGuanacaste, Costa Rica

On Mimosa pigra in savannah

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Wasp Mantidfly

by Jacob GorneauOhio, USA

Lifer! Mothapalooza 2014—Tom Jenkins Dam

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Wasp Mantidfly

by antimatterhandsRockford, Illinois, USA

a wasp and a mantis in one !!!??!?!

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Wasp Mantidfly

by shea.fitzgibbonsMaine, USA

Looks like an actual cross between "praying mantis" and a wasp.

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Brown Mantidfly

by Tamarac DenisMinnesota, USA

Spotted at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Chippewa Trail

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wasp mantidfly

by Joe GosheyMinnesota, USA

I found this guy in my yard while sitting around a bonfire eating dinner!

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Wasp Mantisfly

by KeithRoragenWisconsin, USA

About 25mm long

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Mantisfly

by HeidiEatonWisconsin, USA

This species is a paper wasp mimic, so it looks like a strange combination of a ...

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Mantidfly

by briantweaverConcord, New Hampshire, USA

At first, i thought this was a juvenile praying mantis. Turns out it was a ...

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Mantidfly

by rubens.lucianoTaubaté, SP, Brazil

I saved it from my swimming pool. I was certainly it was a wasp, until I saw it ...

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Wasp Mantidfly

by BugEricWisconsin, USA

A little larger than a lacewing, a superb mimic of a paper wasp, as shown.

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Wasp Mantidfly

by OliviaEvansWales, Wisconsin, USA

Looks like a cross between a Praying Mantis and a wasp. Antennae move ...

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Wasp Mantidfly

by RedRockProvo, Utah, USA

A wasp with fore-arms like a Mantis. Single, orange colored wing. Yellow ...

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Wasp Mantisfly

by C. HedstromOregon, USA

wasp mantisfly, (Neuroptera: Mantispidae). Found by beating sheet on Alder near ...

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Wasp Mantidfly

by dferrisMichigan, USA

So this is what happens when a praying mantis mates with a wasp. Adults feed ...

2 1 Brown mantidfly

Brown mantidfly

by Brett Minnesota, USA

Looks like it's half praying mantis and half wasp but it is its own species.

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Wasp Mantidfly

by Gordon DietzmanNorth Dakota, USA

This unusual insect mimics in appearance a wasp, which probably helps deter ...

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Wasp Mantidfly

by RickBohlerJacksonville, Florida, USA

a rather unusual insect. Although they have grasping mantid-like raptorial ...

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Wasp Mantidfly

by SiggAlajuela, Costa Rica

An insect that strongly resembles the paper wasp Polistes instabilis. but it ...

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Mantid Fly

by LarryGrazianoProvincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Tiny little mantis nymph. This one measures about 3/8" long! Located near a ...