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Podagrion? - Podagrion - female

Podagrion? - Podagrion - Female
Rio Rico, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
January 22, 2017
Size: Approx. 3.5 mm
Captured sweeping a Mesquite tree at coordinates: 31.467946, -110.974295

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Adults typically emerge from small round holes in the sides of the mantid egg case (mantids come out the top), so if you happen to notice any cases like this on one of your forays, pls post an example.

See reference here.

 
I finally remembered your request
and posted the following images:

Thank you Ross!

 
Great!
Thank you Ross! I will be searching for mantid egg cases this coming weekend. Yesterday, I caught 3 female Podagrion specimens. Surprisingly, they seem to be relatively abundant this time of the year.