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Texas Mantid - Bistanta mexicana - male

Texas Mantid - Bistanta mexicana - Male
Santa Ana NWR, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
May 1, 2007

Bactromantis mexicana
Further examination indicates this is Bactromantis Mexicana.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

one of the Thespidae, methinks

 
Agreed
Definitely one of these, but I can't see the bulge in the pronotum to be certain of which species it is.

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