Take a look at one unusual insect–-a mantidfly! Cool, eh? It's a first for me in our Wildscape. This one is a Dicromantispa interrupta. I happened to be squatting down to get a better look at a newly planted Texas milkweed. When I tried to brush off what I thought were dried oak flowers, it flew away! I watched where the critter landed in some ball moss, then walked over to get a better look. A mantidfly! Time to get the camera! Part "fly," part praying mantis.