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Boxer Bark Mantids are a small species of mantis that usually hunt for food on tree trunks and in leaf litter. They are brown with and well camouflaged on tree bark. The males are slender and fully winged, with wings patterned like dead leaf or tree bark. The females are broader and wingless. They are long legged with patches of bright orange on the front legs. The head has conical spines behind the eyes. Size length 20mm
Forest, woodland, parks and gardens with trees
Food: Feeds on small insects found on tree bark Breeding: The female lay eggs in an egg case called an ootheca which is attached to a tree trunk.