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Grass-like Mantid, male

Thesprotia graminis


What an awesome little mantis! Maybe 2" long, light brown. First thought it was a stick insect, but then saw the triangle head and very dainty "grabbers".


Found by my daughter on my pile of laundry inside my house! But I have a garden out front and rather scrubby oak thickets around.

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Heather R
Heather R 2 years ago
Grass-like Mantid, male
Thesprotia graminis Mantis Encyclopedia: Grass-like Mantis

Florida, USA

Lat: 29.11, Long: -82.01

Spotted on Aug 17, 2016
Submitted on Aug 17, 2016

Spotted for mission

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