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Photo#135116
Mantis species? - Mantis religiosa - female

Mantis species? - Mantis religiosa - Female
Devens, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 8, 2007

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Mantis species? - Mantis religiosa - female Mantis species? - Mantis religiosa - female

Moved
Moved from European Mantis.

mantis
could be a European Mantid

 
yes, looks likely
If the black area in its armpit is a black-bordered white spot, then it's a European mantid. See good view of the spot in Tom's photo:

 
black-bordered white spot
It looks like it does have the white spot. You can barely see a piece of it in this photo (easier when you click on the photo to magnify). Thank you both!
Steve

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