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Australian mantid

Tenodera australasiae


A large mantid with purple wings edged with green boarders. Also known as the Purple-winged mantis.


Dry sclerophyll bushland.


It flew in the house and was sitting on our computer desk. This mantis has pale eyes that darken at night.

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Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Feb 26, 2011
Submitted on Feb 26, 2011

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