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Praying Mantis

Mantis religiosa

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ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

redwookie, this would be a wonderful addition to the Marvelous Mantids of the North East mission:
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1573...

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Nice find redwookie! Do you have any more pictures of this mantis?

Fyn, I think this may actually be a European Mantis. The reddish edge on the wings and reddish femora are more consistent with Mantis religiosa.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/700582
http://bugguide.net/node/view/462049/bgi...

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Spotted on Sep 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 10, 2013

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