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Spotting

Description:

'Lacewing' insect imitating a praying mantis, as in the photo

Habitat:

Open area at an altitude of around 1800 m in a state park.

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2 Comments

Les Catchick
Les Catchick a year ago

Thanks Forest Dragon.
I do not even remember knowing about this type of creature till I looked into this photo. I thought it was a praying mantis.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon a year ago

Beautiful Mantidfly! I wish I knew more of the species in Brazil. We have a couple species here in North America, too.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantispida...

Les Catchick
Spotted by
Les Catchick

MG, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 21, 2019
Submitted on Feb 20, 2019

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