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praying mantis, about 4 in. long, a brown color
usually lives in hot weather, also it was found in hot weather
this praying mantis was found on my garage door, most praying mantis's are green or brown.
Spotted on Sep 20, 2010
Submitted on Sep 27, 2010
This looks like a beautiful adult male mantis from genus Stagmomantis. There are a couple of species from this genus so it's hard for me to say which one it is.