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what made this? - Stagmomantis carolina

what made this? - Stagmomantis carolina
Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
March 20, 2013
This nest was found on a vent pipe on a capped landfill in Fairfax County, VA. Any ideas as to what critter made it?

Moved

Moved
Moved from Mantids.

Moved
Moved from Carolina Mantis.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

looks like a praying mantis ootheca to me

 
Most definitely
Maybe the Carolina Mantis:



But don't hold me to the species. :)

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