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Praying Mantis



Unsure of species of Praying Mantis.


Gotta love the crappy iPhone pix! Lol

1 Species ID Suggestions

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

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ForestDragon 5 years ago

Please take a look at the ID suggestion above and update your spotting. This beauty deserves to be named. Thanks! :-)

ForestDragon 6 years ago

Great find! This is a native species. The females have a shorter, wider abdomen with wings that do not reach the end. They do not fly. They can come in green, brown and combinations between.
This would be a nice addition to the Marvelous Mantids of the World mission:

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Oct 29, 2014
Submitted on Oct 29, 2014

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