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Ground Mantid

Litaneutria minor


Small brown, thin and long insect about 1 inch long.


Porch light in oak woodland near grassland.

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Ground Mantid
Litaneutria minor Species Litaneutria minor - BugGuide.Net

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Thank you ForestDragon! You are absolutely right. I've updated the information. :)

ForestDragon 4 years ago

Great find! These little guys are quick. I am fairly sure this is a Ground Mantid. There are some differences in physical appearance especially with posture and length and width of the protonum. Take a look at the link I provided above to compare and see what you think. :-)

California, USA

Lat: 33.04, Long: -116.86

Spotted on Jun 8, 2015
Submitted on Jun 10, 2015

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