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Chinese Praying Mantis

Tenodera sinensis


The Chinese mantis is a long, slender, brown and green praying mantis. It is typically longer than most other praying mantises reaching just over 11 centimeters and is the largest mantis species in North America.


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This Asian native species of mantis was accidentally introduced in the U.S. in 1896.

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Joseph R. Godreau
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Joseph R. Godreau

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Spotted on Aug 14, 2021
Submitted on Sep 23, 2021

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