An adult specimen of Leptomantispa pulchella (Banks) (Neuroptera: Mantispidae) was collected in southeast Iowa. Published records indicate the species is present in southwestern Canada and much of Central America, but this is the first published report of this species from Iowa.
Freese, Edwin L. and Lago, Paul K.
"First Report of Leptomantispa pulchella (Banks, 1912) (Neuroptera: Mantispidae) from Iowa,"
The Great Lakes Entomologist: Vol. 48
, Article 14.
Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol48/iss3/14