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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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camelcreek

Date

September 17, 2014 05:15 PM EDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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mrfish33

Date

July 22, 2012

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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mrfish33

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July 22, 2012

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Tenodera aridifolia sinensis Tenodera sinensis

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marcello

Date

September 23, 2012 08:00 PM CEST

Description

Born some days ago, about 1cm long :)

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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smwhite

Date

August 23, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

Description

Sugarcreek Reserve

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis ssp. sinensis

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keimwj

Date

September 8, 2014 01:48 PM EDT

Description

08 Sep 2014.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, Bucks Co, PA.
Female.
Found on Solidago in a meadow.

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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slacks1986

Date

December 6, 2014 09:53 PM EST

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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acryptozoo

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September 7, 2014

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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colinmorita

Date

November 28, 2014 08:23 PM HST

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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camelcreek

Date

September 10, 2014

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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cgerdes

Date

November 2, 2014

Description

I suspect that this insect is an introduced Chinese Mantis based on its size and the fact that I found it outside a building with a lot of ornamental gardening, but I would love confirmation from an insect enthusiast!

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Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

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skiman1016

Date

October 27, 2014 11:46 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.