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Carolina Mantis

Stagmomantis carolina


Immature mantis


The honeyvine plants growing on my fence.


Mantises always remind me of centaurs!

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Carolina Mantis, female nymph
Stagmomantis carolina Species Stagmomantis carolina - Carolina Mantis - BugGuide.Net

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vijaybarve 8 years ago

They always have a curious look.

i find them all they time and put them in my windows in the house for a couple of days and they eat the fly's, or i will catch crickets for them and feed them to it. i also put a lil bowl of water there for them.

Love these ............. every have babies on your vines? they will stay close to there pods,

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Great spotting!

Steffi 9 years ago

Thanks Luc! They scare me a little to be honest - I was *very* careful not to annoy him when he was on my arm ;)

LucBertrand 9 years ago

Really cool ! exellent picture ! You put this on your arm! oh! it does not sting? I love the picture 2 . Superbe Mantidae :)

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Dayton, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 15, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2011

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