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Mantis egg case

Mantis religiosa

Description:

A tan and white hard crust

Habitat:

inside a burned out hollow log

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago
Mantis egg pod
Ootheca Ootheca


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4 Comments

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Mantis religiosa?

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

These start out really frothy and then harden as they dry. When the eggs have hatched, it will look like a zipper down the center (with emergence holes and egg material poking out).

Steven Sheppard
Steven Sheppard 8 years ago

Thank you! I had no idea what it was!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

I brought one of these indoors last fall & last week had about 100 tiny mantids emerge from it!
Please can you move this to the arthropods category. Thanks!

Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

Pocatello, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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