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Species Tenodera angustipennis - Narrow-winged Mantis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Subfamily Mantinae
Genus Tenodera
Species angustipennis (Narrow-winged Mantis)
Other Common Names
Japanese Mantis
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Saussure, 1869.
Similar in appearance to the Chinese mantid. Orange spot between raptorial arms.
Eastern US
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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