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Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa - female

Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa - Female
Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA
August 22, 2004
Size: 55mm

I am quite sure that that is not Tenodera, but Mantis religiosa, a female nymph.

Mantis religiosa
Thanks for catching that error. I've moved it to the right page.

mantis religiosa
Great Pic, Tom! Have you ever had these guys try to jump on you? My spouse and I both as children have had mantids jump on us. Don't know what compells them to do that...