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Location: Wirtz VA US
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Found him (her) on a glass door going out to my deck. I couldn't resist the shot. The multiple reflections were an added bonus. I don't know what it is, I thought it might be a young preying mantis but my wife says no.

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Location: Farmingdale NY US
Posts: 6
Wed 29-September-2010 05:32

Looks like some species of Mayfly, not sure which though. How close are you to water?

Location: Wirtz VA US
Posts: 67
Thu 30-September-2010 12:37

I'm 40 miles from the nearest lake. I think it's too big to be a mayfly, aprox 2.5 to 3 inches.