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Chinese Praying Mantis

Chinese Praying Mantis


Scientific name: Tenodera sinensis

Habitat:  The Chinese Praying Mantis is a large mantid which is native to China but has been introduced to many other locations worldwide, including North America, to control pest insects. The Chinese Praying Mantis is commonly found in bushes and trees, and prey on other insects, including other mantids.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
easiest mantids, great pet, amazing creature, great learning experience
Challenging:
delicate little thing
Interesting:
little biosphere, vertical aquarium, great eyesight, rip apart grasshoppers, nymph stage
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.1 (13)
wRiTeItNoW
I've had at least one Chinese Praying Mantis for a sh...
Review by: wRiTeItNoW (5) June 26, 2014 21:35
  • Currently 100
4.00
WordTamer
I've raised a praying mantis just once, but it was a ...
Review by: WordTamer (15) June 22, 2014 06:16
  • Currently 100
3.75
3 photos
cly5532
I caught a mantis in photos around 5 years ago while ...
Review by: cly5532 (4) January 01, 2014 05:29
  • Currently 100
3.00
rjmars
I found Herman in the wild and raised her from her la...
Review by: rjmars (2) April 23, 2013 10:50
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 comment
1 photo
copperchange
We got an egg case for our daughter's science kit ear...
Review by: copperchange (11) December 05, 2012 13:32
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo

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