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Praying mantis - Mantis religiosa

Praying mantis - Mantis religiosa
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, Yolo County, California, USA
June 10, 2015
Note patch on inner side of foreleg

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

European mantis, Mantis relig
European mantis, Mantis religiosa, only U.S. species with the leg patch.

 
Thanks
Thank you. I've had a hard time finding a good key for Mantids in California (plus, I'm a botanist, which makes this harder)

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