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Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina

Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina
Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
August 5, 2010
does anyone know the species?

Moved from ID Request.

Stagmomantis carolina
It's a Carolina mantis. This one is a female nymph; based on her appearance and the date of your photo, she is the last instar before adulthood.

Yes, I think it is a sub-adul
Yes, I think it is a sub-adult female, too.


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