Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Ground Mantid

Litaneutria minor

Description:

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

Habitat:

Porch light in oak woodland near grassland.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Ground Mantid
Litaneutria minor Species Litaneutria minor - BugGuide.Net


Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

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

ForestDragon
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

Related Spottings

Agile ground mantis Ground Mantid Brown Mantis Agile Ground Mantis - male

Nearby Spottings

Western Tussock Moth Geometrid Moth Wood Cockroach Western Tarnished Plant Bug