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Species Tenodera angustipennis - Narrow-winged Mantis

Nesting structure 1 - Tenodera angustipennis Narrow-Winged Mantis (Tenodera angustipennis) - Tenodera angustipennis - female Ootheca - Tenodera angustipennis Which Mantis? - Tenodera angustipennis - male Tenodera angustipennis - female Mantid - Tenodera angustipennis - female Narrow-winged Mantis - Tenodera angustipennis - female Narrow-winged Mantis - Tenodera angustipennis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Genus Tenodera
Species angustipennis (Narrow-winged Mantis)
Other Common Names
Japanese Mantis
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Saussure, 1869.
Identification
Similar in appearance to the Chinese mantid. Orange spot between raptorial arms.
Range
Southern US
Remarks
According to ITIS, this is an introduced species.
According to Wikipedia, it is native to Japan and nearby areas.
Introduced in 1930
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