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Photo#822079
Arizona mantispid - Dicromantispa sayi

Arizona mantispid - Dicromantispa sayi
Florida Canyon Station, Santa Rita Experimental Range, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 25, 2013
Size: Head to wingtips: 20 mm
Right fore-tibia extended downward from femur here...but tarsal claw still folded against the tibia.

A ruler is included here for a direct visual sense of scale. Below are some particular measurements made against the ruler under a dissecting scope (they're slightly smaller than apparent lengths in the photo, due to the ruler being further from the subject):

      Head width: 2.4 mm
      Pronotum length: 4.2 mm
      Forewing length: 14 mm
      Metafemur length: 3.0 mm

See 1st image of series for more info.

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