Immature Preying Mantis

Subject: Praying Mantis??
Location: Upstate New York
July 21, 2017 8:31 am
Found this little guy on my window screen in the morning. I live on the second floor. Thought is was a Praying Mantis but I’m not sure. Looks like it just shredded an exo-skeleton. Any ideas?
Signature: Todd

Immature Mantis

Dear Todd,
You are absolutely correct.  This is an immature Mantis and that is indeed its recently molted exoskeleton.

Exoskeleton of a Preying Mantis

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