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Cocoon Identification Help - Mantis religiosa

Cocoon Identification Help - Mantis religiosa
Erie County, New York, USA
October 10, 2011
I am hoping someone can identify this cocoon. It was found on a wooden swing set on a vertical board. It is light brown in color and feels a lot like foam insulation.

Moved from ID Request.

Egg case (ootheca)...
of a praying mantis (Mantis religiosa).

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