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Definition of Mantispid

Mantispid
Mantispid Man*tis"pid, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any neuropterous insect of the genus Mantispa, and allied genera. The larv[ae] feed on plant lice. Also used adjectively. See Illust. under Neuroptera.

Meaning of Mantispid from wikipedia

- Mantispidae, known commonly as mantidflies, mantispids, mantid lacewings or mantis-flies, is a family of small to moderate-sized insects in the order Neuroptera...
- Thomas C. (1983). "Mimicry, predation and potential pollination by the mantispid, Climaciella brunnea var. instabilis (Say) (Mantispidae: Neuroptera)"...
- (2003). "The visually controlled prey-capture behaviour of the European mantispid Mantispa styriaca". Journal of Experimental Biology. Retrieved November...
- larvae of Sisyridae are aquatic, and feed on freshwater sponges. A few mantispids are parasites of spider egg sacs. As in other holometabolic orders, the...
- parasites or parasitoids of Polistes, including flies (e.g., Sarcophagidae), mantispids, and wasps in the families Torymidae, Mutillidae (rarely), Braconidae...
- (fossorial), whereas the forelegs of some predatory insects, such as mantispid lacewings (Neuroptera) and mantids (Mantodea), are specialized for seizing...
- 1016/j.cretres.2019.104350. Makarkin, V. N. (2015). "A new genus of the mantispid-like Paraberothinae (Neuroptera: Berothidae) from Burmese amber, with...
- Khramov; Michael Ohl (2018). "A substitute name for a genus of fossil mantispid (Insecta: Neuroptera: Mesomantispinae) from the Jur****ic of Kazakhstan"...
- may successfully fly along with members of Polybioides. There are also Mantispids with the same general body constitution and coloration as P. raphigastra...
- Jepson et al. Early Cretaceous (Barremian) Yixian Formation  China A mantispid. Genus contains two species: Archaeodrepanicus nuddsi and Archaeodrepanicus...
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