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1 0 Green Mantisfly

Green Mantisfly

by EmChardVineland, New Jersey, USA

Green mantisfly

1 0 Mantisfly


by DrNamgyalT.SherpaWest Bengal, India

2 0 Mantisfly eggs

Mantisfly eggs

by Wild ThingsMaharashtra, India

They look like tiny L.E.D's.

2 0 Green Mantisfly(Mantidfly)

Green Mantisfly(Mantidfly)

by Francisco RamírezVeracruz, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Neuroptera: Mantispidae

4 2 Green Mantisfly

Green Mantisfly

by Sergio MonteiroCuritiba, Paraná, Brazil

1 3 Mantisfly


by NielsVanPutteSaint-Martin-de-Londres, Languedoc-Roussillon, Tromelin Island

0 3 Green Mantisfly

Green Mantisfly

by J.TaylorPort Republic, New Jersey, USA

7 8 Spotting


by kerry.vaneedenJoondalup, Western Australia, Australia

Mantis-fly laying eggs.

7 0 Mantisfly


by LuckyLogan

Attracted to lights. A medium sized predatory insect.

16 0 Mantisfly


by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A lacewing with strong grasping forelegs.

2 1 Green mantisfly

Green mantisfly

by ncabiacOrmond Beach, Florida, USA

9 4 Spotting


by zaidirazakShah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

mantisfly size about 1cm in length

55 29 Mantisfly


by LisaPowersTennessee, USA

Less than 1 inch long insect that has the hindquarters of a wasp, head and ...

1 2 Mantidfly


by LuckyLoganIowa, USA

Part mantis, part fly, all mantisfly. ...

4 8 Mantid Lacewing

Mantid Lacewing

by Smith ZooWestern Cape, South Africa

± 18 mm

18 5 Mantis-fly


by sunnyjosefErnakulam, Kerala, India

About 12mm long. Closely mimics Praying-mantis.

0 0 Wasp Mantisfly

Wasp Mantisfly

by KeithRoragenWisconsin, USA

About 25mm long

5 6 Mantisfly


by HeidiEatonWisconsin, USA

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

48 28 Wasp Mantisfly

Wasp Mantisfly

by C. HedstromOregon, USA

wasp mantisfly, (Neuroptera: Mantispidae). ...

4 2 Mantisfly


by MartinLVictoria, Australia

This is a colorful one with less chunky forelimbs. The light makes an ...

0 1 Mantidfly


by dandoucetteBanten, Indonesia

my first mantisfly! sorry for the less than ...

10 5 Mantidfly


by DrNamgyalT.SherpaGangtok, Sikkim, India

Keeps its body curved, has lace wings, keeps its antennae moving all the time. ...

2 1 Green Mantisfly

Green Mantisfly

by AmyBlakeWorthington, Ohio, USA

I'm not exactly sure what type of insect this is, but I found it outside work

0 1 Mantisfly


by KeithRoragenArizona, USA

15mm long, including wings

13 19 mantis lacewing

mantis lacewing

by martinlVictoria, Australia

A large lacewing insect with powerful grasping forelegs similar to a mantis

2 5 Mantispid


by LeubaMelbourne, Victoria, Australia

This strange and interesting lacewing was about 18 mm long. It was a dark ...

3 5 Mantisfly


by dandoucetteTawau, Sabah, Malaysia

amazing insect that fits its common name perfectly, looks like part large fly ...

0 0 Mantisfly


by rdbutlerOklahoma, USA

It flew on my shirt, then I was able to get a few pics of it. These were the ...

1 3 Green Mantisfly

Green Mantisfly

by richard.a.kuglerPennsylvania, USA

It was barely 3/4 of an inch at the most. also it has wings

1 1 Mantidfly


by dotun55Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Mantispidae, known commonly as mantidflies, mantispids, mantid lacewings or ...

3 2 Mantispidae, Mantidflies/Mantid lacewing

Mantispidae, Mantidflies/Mantid lacewing

by Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-NormanAlfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

, mantid lacewings or mantis-flies.

43 17 Mantisfly


by João BuriniSP, Brazil

My first real encounter with a mantispidae, creature I always longed to see. I ...

2 0 Mantisfly


by martinlMelbourne, Victoria, Australia

A lacewing with large forelegs similar to a preying mantis. Campion callosus or ...

1 0 Brown lacewing

Brown lacewing

by Felix FleckSantiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico

with the Mantisflies, rather than the ...

2 0 Mantidfly


by LisaPowersVirginia, USA

Small mantis looking creature with grasping front legs and eyes that look ...

9 3 Mantidfly


by LisaPowersTennessee, USA

Yellow mantidfly with a mid-dorsal stripe and a dark spot on the hindwings. ...

5 3 Mantis fly

Mantis fly

by Sergio MonteiroCuritiba, PR, Brazil

Mantispidae, known commonly as mantidflies, mantispids, mantid lacewings or ...

1 0 Mantisfly


by CharliePriceTasmania, Australia

Smaller ones than the last spotting - these smaller 2cm in length , minus the ...

4 0 Snake fly

Snake fly

by KarenSaxtonOregon, USA

the modified forelegs found in the

1 2 Spotting


by momsavangGeorgia, USA

if they are Mantisfly larvae. I did find a ...

13 12 Mantisfly


by Mark RidgwayVictoria, Australia

Half lacewing half mantis.
Typically starry blue eyes, raptorial forelegs, ...

53 56 Wasp Mantidfly

Wasp Mantidfly

by RickBohlerJacksonville, Florida, USA

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