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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 9 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 10 years ago

Great spotting!

Steffi 10 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 10 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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