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There is a dark spot on inner side of each of its front arms. They are slow moving, with large abdomen. The females have their wings relatively small, covered only half of their abdomen, and do not seems able to fly. Males are fully winged but smaller in size. Like all others mantids, False Garden Mantids have long thorax and strong spiny forelegs. They have the very mobile triangular shaped head with distinctive ocelli and large compound eyes. Their segmented antenna are medium to long in length.
Spotted sitting on a broom at my backdoor. I have a strange, irrational fear of praying mantis' so i feel more comfortable taking photos of striking snakes than this tiny guy!
Thanks to ForestDragon for the ID!