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Stagmomantis californica

Stagmomantis californica
Cochise Stronghold, Dragoons, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
April 29, 2018
Two found on mesquite. At the time I didn't notice the single parasitoid wasp hole.

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Stagmomantis californica
Stagmomantis [californica] wheelerii, oothecae

“Praying Mantises of the United States and Canada”

Moved from Mantids.

It looks like a Stagmomantis ootheca, but which of that genus found in the southwest I couldn't say. Somebody down there can likely narrow it down.

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