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Chinese Mantis (male)

Tenodera sinensis


Very large, stout mantis. Most specimens are brown with green markings as shown.


Found on sidewalk outside the Eulett Center. Surrounding habitat is dense deciduous woodland broken by agricultural fields.


This species is not native to North America. It was formerly considered a subspecies, Tenodera aridifolia sinensis.

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1 Comment

keithp2012 8 years ago

Great photo he's handsome!

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 27, 2011
Submitted on Jan 26, 2013

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