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Fig. 3

From: The ride of the parasite: a 100-million-year old mantis lacewing larva captured while mounting its spider host

Fig. 3

Restoration of the fossil mantis lacewing larva and comparative material of different representatives of Mantispidae. a Restoration of the new fossil larva in ventral view. b First larval stage of the extant species Mantispa uhleri; simplified from [5] (their Fig. 4A). c, d. Antenna (c) and labial palp (d) of first larval stage of the extant species Mantispa pulchella; simplified from [14] (their Fig. 15). e Head of Plega melitomae; note the curved mandibles; modified after [15] (his Fig. 42). f Fossil mantis lacewing larva described by Ohl [1]; simplified from [1] (his Fig. 1b)

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