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Is this a cocoon?

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Old Saturday 15th February 2020, 07:11   #1
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Is this a cocoon?

Picture taken recently in Texas. Found on an Oak Tree.
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Old Saturday 15th February 2020, 11:53   #2
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Looks like an egg case of a mantis (unknown species).
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Thank you, I have never noticed one before.
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