Mantispidae family (most common species Climaciella brunnea)
Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota
Jon Yuschock, Bugwood.org
Size: 1/2 inch long
Description: First pair of legs modified for grasping, like those of a preying mantis. Its body resembles a paper wasp; it is reddish brown and yellow with wings that are either partly brown or clear.
Where/When: Common on foliage in wooded areas during summer. Can occasionally be found on or in buildings.
Significance: Does not harm people or property.