Mantispid

Order Neuroptera mantispid (mantidfly)

Mantispid

Scientific name: Mantispa sp.
(Neuroptera: Mantispidae)

Facts: Mantispids superficially resemble preying mantids because they have raptorial front legs. They can also resemble wasps and the wings are sometimes marked like a wasp. Some immature mantispids feed on spider egg masses.

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