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Chinese Mantis

Tenodera sinensis

Habitat:

A Christmas Tree Farm



1 species ID suggestions

Chinese mantis
Tenodera sinensis Chinese mantis

3 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 6 years ago

Great find! Tori might be right, I raised a few praying mantids last year and they both laid egg sacs after getting a bit plump like that. By the way, the Chinese mantis is one of three mantids in Ohio; the other two are the Carolina mantis and the European mantis. Two of the three mantids found in Ohio are non-native, and none of them are on the endangered species list. For some reason, that's a prevalent rumor I've confronted many times.

Toriroo
Toriroo 6 years ago

She looks like she might be pregnant. Great pic!

peter
peter 6 years ago

Wow, great first spotting! Welcome to Project Noah.

Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.68, Long: -84.14

Spotted on Oct 24, 2010
Submitted on Oct 24, 2010

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