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Carolina mantis

Stagmomantis carolina

Description:

Large, long green insect with triangular head and grasping claspers.

Habitat:

Rural yard with tall herbaceous plants.

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3 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Thanks Mr. Goldfish!

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Oh, and it looks like a sub-adult female. I can tell from the wings buds and the abdomen.

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Not Tenodera sinensis. Probably Stagmomantis carolina because of the way it looks and there are probably no other mantids in that area that look similar to the Carolina Mantis.

LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2012
Submitted on Aug 25, 2012

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