Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Chinese Mantid Egg case

Tendora sinensis

Description:

A wrinkly bag (egg sac) fastened firmly to the White Spruce tree we had installed near our bird feeder for protection for our birds while they are at the feeder in the winter.

Habitat:

My brother grew it on his farm and installed it for us.

Notes:

Not sure I chose the right mission, tell me if I am wrong.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

5 Comments

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

amazing Alice. Quite impressed by the fact that you have been to 48 countries!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Thank you Tomato Glasgow!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Thank You Subhojit

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Thank You Forest. Did you ever see the one I took in Croatia in September. I was never sure of it's identification.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Neat find, Alice! This looks like a Chinese Mantid (Tenodera sinensis) Ootheca to me. Here are some reference pictures:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/856053/bgi...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/724301/bgi...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/493501/bgi...

alicelongmartin
Spotted by
alicelongmartin

Indiana, USA

Spotted on Nov 13, 2013
Submitted on Nov 20, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team