On a recent outing in the canyon, Bill captured this mantis. He writes:
[The] Arizona Unicorn Mantis (Pseudovates arizonae) was my most interesting creature. I have never seen one before. It was identified thanks to Margarethe Brummermann. The wings look like a leaf folded around the abdomen, providing great camouflage. This one may be a male. The males have longer antennae and the wings extend past the end of the abdomen (That looks like the case here).
|Photo by Bill Kaufman 6/10/2017
Thanks, Bill (and Margarethe)!