E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Climaciella brunnea (Say in Keating, 1824)
Wasp Mantidfly
Family: Mantispidae
Photo of species

© Simone Runyan  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #16244)

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Distribution of Climaciella brunnea in British Columbia
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The Wasp Mantidfly is a mostly diurnal wasp mimic found in Canada at the northern limits of its range, in southern BC, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec (Cannings and Cannings 2006). Flight season in British Columbia is from June to October (Cannings and Cannings 2006).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Additional Photo Sources

Species References

Cannings, Robert A. and Sydney G. Cannings. 2006. The Mantispidae (Insecta: Neuroptera) of Canada, with notes on morphology, ecology and distribution. Canadian Entomologist 138: 531-544.

General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-07-12 2:49:26 AM]
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