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Genus Climaciella

Wasp Mantidfly - Climaciella brunnea - male Unknown insect - Climaciella brunnea Wasp/Mantis Cross?? - Climaciella brunnea Not sure what this is - Climaciella brunnea Climacielle brunnea ovipositing on a grass leaf! - Climaciella brunnea - female BG2328 E5780 - Climaciella brunnea - female Wasp mantisfly - Climaciella brunnea mantidfly - Climaciella brunnea
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Suborder Hemerobiiformia (Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies)
Family Mantispidae (Mantidflies)
Subfamily Mantispinae
Genus Climaciella
Explanation of Names
Climaciella Enderlein 1910
diminutive of Climacia
A single species in our area, 8 spp. total(1)
widespread in NA