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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Genus Litaneutria - Ground Mantids

Litaneutria minor or obscura?? - Litaneutria - male 6024898 mantis - Litaneutria pacifica - male Ground Mantis - Litaneutria ocularis Brown mantis - Litaneutria ocularis - female ground mantis, minor, agile - Litaneutria - male Litaneutria minor - male Male, Litaneutria? - Litaneutria elongata - male Litaneutria minor
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Subfamily Amelinae
Genus Litaneutria (Ground Mantids)
Explanation of Names
Litaneutria Saussure 1892
6 spp., all in our area(1)
<35 mm
key to species in (2)
w. US