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Chinese narrow winged Mantis

Tenodera angustipennis


Size: Males 65~80 mm, females 68~85 mm in length. Tenodera angustipennis are often brown or green. Tenodera angustipennis proportionately have a more elongate pronotum and shorter, narrower tegmina and wings than Tenodera sinensis.[4] T. angustipennis have a brown, patterned streak on each of their transparent hind wings, while T. sinensis have hind wings that are completely patterned and brown.[3][8][9] The Chinese mantis is thicker or more stocky than the narrow-winged, mantis. It can be easy for a person to tell apart between the adults of these two species, Tenodera angustipennis and Tenodera sinensis when the two species are placed side by side.[4]


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SarahWhitt 3 years ago

Thank you, Kris.
Wiki stated this species was found in the eastern US.
And that his "non-native range" WAS in Ohio!!
That is why I chose that species!!

kris_anderson 3 years ago

Tenodera sinensis, male

kris_anderson 3 years ago

Tenodera angustipennis does not occur in Ohio.

“Praying Mantises of the United States and Canada”

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2018
Submitted on Aug 25, 2018

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