What Is It
Location: Hollywood, FL
April 4, 2012 7:25 am
It flew into my car this morning.
Signature: Phyliss J. Myers
Though it resembles a Preying Mantis, your Mantispid is an unrelated insect that shares a similar method of capturing prey with its namesake by using its raptorial forelegs. Mantispids are Nerve Winged Insects that are classified with Lacewings and Antlions in the order Neuroptera.