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  • Scientific Names
    • Tenodera sinensis
    • Tenodera aridifolia sinensis
  • English
    • Chinese Mantis
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 中華大刀螳

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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skiman1016

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October 27, 2014 11:46 AM EDT

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October 4, 2014

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis ssp. sinensis

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keimwj

Date

October 17, 2013 10:55 AM EDT

Description

17 Oct 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Taxus sp.

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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jwhittle

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September 18, 2014 02:21 PM EDT

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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skiman1016

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October 2, 2014

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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will3

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October 2, 2014

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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chrisgoforth

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September 28, 2014 08:44 AM EDT

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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hopemitch

Date

September 18, 2014

Description

This Chinese Mantis was flying around and then promptly landed upon the grassy thing in the photo.

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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hopealexis

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September 18, 2014 12:15 PM EDT

Description

Praying mantis was very calm when picked up

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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hcc5

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September 18, 2014 10:22 AM EDT

Description

His back looks like wood for camo. Green out line. It is about 3 in. They have a lot of reach and cling with claws. Has large legs for jumping. It has antennas.

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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hcc9

Date

September 16, 2014 10:18 AM EDT

Description

Prey mantis.
Green Brown color.
Long, about 6 inches. It can fly

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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hcc11

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September 15, 2014 10:21 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Chinese Mantis (Tenodera sinensis) is a species of praying mantis native to China. Around 1895 the species was imported to North America for biological pest control. Tenodera sinensis often is erroneously referred to as Tenodera aridifolia sinensis because it was at first described as a subspecies of Tenodera aridifolia, but Tenodera sinensis is now established as a full species.

No range data available.