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Mantis fly

Family Mantispidae


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.


A small patch of well preserved Atlantic Forest near a major city.

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maplemoth662 9 months ago

Your welcome, Sergio Monteiro....

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 months ago

Thank you again maplemoth662

maplemoth662 9 months ago

A very beautiful, Mantis Fly....a very beautiful photo....a very beautiful insect....

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Lat: -25.56, Long: -49.24

Spotted on Mar 29, 2018
Submitted on Apr 2, 2018

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