Brown Mantidfly – 6/20/14

Observer: Faith Berkland

Observation Date: 6/20/14

Observation Time: 10:30 a.m.

Observation Location: On one of the reflectors I have around my driveway.

Common Name: Brown Mantidfly

Scientific Name: Clineriella Brunnea

Comments: I first thought it was a praying mantis but none of the pictures showed one that small, or with the wasp-like abdomen. I decided to see if it was a type of wasp and voila! See this photo.

More Information: Wikipedia