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Chinese Mantis

Tenodera sinensis


Adult about 12 cm long, bright green underneath, brown dorsal side. Egg case attached to an Eastern Red Cedar branch - approx. 3 x 4 cm, texture like styrofoam.


Adult found in reed canary grass along trail at the edge of a cattail marsh. Egg case found on Cedar tree in successional open field (mowed for Woodcock habitat)

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ForestDragon 10 years ago

Please consider adding this to the Marvelous Mantids of the North East mission:

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Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 5, 2011
Submitted on Oct 7, 2011

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