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    • Mantids
    • Praying Mantis
  • Scientific Names
    • Mantodea
  • Spanish
    • Mantis e insectos palo

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Recent observations

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tiwane

Date

March 31, 2015 01:22 PM PDT

Description

Not much bigger than an inch.

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What

Mantis (Mantis) Genus Mantis

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jvnz90

Date

April 1, 2015 03:24 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Brown morph California mantis? Found with green morph nearby.

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Mantis (Mantis) Genus Mantis

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jvnz90

Date

April 1, 2015 03:22 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Green morph California mantis? Found with brown morph.

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What

Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa) Mantis religiosa

Observer

rdvorin

Date

April 1, 2015 10:08 AM EDT

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Praying Mantis Mantis religiosa

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markkir

Date

August 14, 2012 11:56 AM CEST

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What

Mantids Family Mantidae

Observer

rljtexas

Date

March 29, 2015

Description

After researching this "mystery cocoon" attached to the bark of a tree along the trail (about 1.5"), it appears to be an "ootheca", or the egg case of a mantis (perhaps a praying mantis or carolina mantis?). Cool pics online of the babies emerging from these.

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huracan

Date

December 17, 2006

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carlosmancilla

Date

April 14, 2013

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What

Yersiniops Family Mantidae

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carlosmancilla

Date

October 12, 2009

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What

Mantids Order Mantodea

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kadota21

Date

August 17, 2014 08:55 PM HST

Description

Mantis landed on my windshield

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Mantids Family Mantidae

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michaelcobballen

Date

March 29, 2015 07:26 PM EDT

Description

Egg case

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What

Mantises Family Mantidae

Date

March 18, 2015

Description

A volunteer spotted a mantis egg case with MANY babies hatching out! Egg case was next to the Bird Viewing Platform in the NHMLA's Nature Gardens. Photo by Ashley Hall.

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Description from Wikipedia

Mantodea (or mantises, mantes) is an order of insects that contains over 2,400 species and about 430 genera in 15 families worldwide in temperate and tropical habitats. Most of the species are in the family Mantidae.

No range data available.