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Chinese Mantis

Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

Description:

Large greenish-brown praying mantis, native to Asia but introduced worldwide as a biocontrol agent.

Habitat:

Urban windowbox with scarlet sage flowers.

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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

Hello Abigail. This is a nice specimen! I would enjoy seeing it in the Marvelous Mantids of the North East mission:
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1573...

flybeasley
flybeasley 9 years ago

Man! That is a big one!

AbigailParker
Spotted by
AbigailParker

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 2, 2008
Submitted on Jun 8, 2012

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