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Green Mantidfly (Zeugomantispa minuta) My second species of mantidfly this summer! They are SO hard to photograph! <br />
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At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. <br />
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At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. <br />
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Green Mantidfly (Zeugomantispa minuta)

My second species of mantidfly this summer! They are SO hard to photograph!

At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest.

Green Mantidfly (Zeugomantispa minuta) My second species of mantidfly this summer! They are SO hard to photograph!<br />
<br />
At a 395nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/83167/green_mantidfly_zeugomantispa_minuta.html Geotagged,Summer,United States,Zeugomantispa minuta

    comments (3)

  1. kaleidoscope eyes <3 Posted one month ago
    1. Since I've seen that feature in both species of mantidfly that I've posted, I need to do some research on the reasons for that cool "starburst" eye! Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
      1. Owlflies have it, too! I'd love to know more. Posted one month ago

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''Zeugomantispa minuta'', the green mantisfly, is a species of mantidfly in the family Mantispidae. It is found in the Caribbean, Central America, North America, and South America.

Similar species: Net-winged Insects
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 14, 2019. Captured Aug 13, 2019 06:03 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm