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Photo#1448352
 Stagmomantis carolina - young male ? - Oligonicella scudderi - male

Stagmomantis carolina - young male ? - Oligonicella scudderi - Male
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
September 28, 2017

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 Stagmomantis carolina - young male ? - Oligonicella scudderi - male  Stagmomantis carolina - young male ? - Oligonicella scudderi - male

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I unlinked this from your other image, as it is a totally different species of insect.

 
Thank you!! Can you please t
Thank you!! Can you please tell me the difference? I can't see it.

 
Differences
The big one is the pronotum (that's what appears to be a "neck"). In Stagmomantis carolina, it is much longer in relation to the rest of the body, while Oligonicella scudderi has a shorter, broader one.

S. carolina also has wing stigmata (one or two pronounced black spots on the forewings). Also observe the posture of the raptorial arms on your images of O. scudderi. This posture is characteristic of mantids of the family Thespidae.

 
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Thank you! This really helps!

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