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Photo#2198857
mantis - Tenodera angustipennis

mantis - Tenodera angustipennis
New York, USA
September 7, 2022

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Moved from Tenodera.

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Female Tenodera sinensis or a
Female Tenodera sinensis or angustipennis

 
question
I'm new to this. What features let you know what species this might be? Are there any features I could upload pictures of to get it down to species level? I took a lot of pictures of this one and wasn't sure which ones would be useful.
Thanks

 
The spot between the forelimb
The spot between the forelimbs on the underside is the easiest way to ID, it's yellow in sinensis and orange in angustipennis. Without that, it's hard to tell for sure, but based on the slender build and glossy wings, I'd lean a bit more towards angustipennis

 
Added image
Added an image. I think it shows the spot you're referring to.

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