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Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa - male

Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa - Male
Albion, Washington (Pullman), Whitman County, Washington, USA
August 20, 2005
Size: 3"
I would like to know the Genus and species of this mantis. Thanks all!

Moved from ID Request.

1 vote for European Mantis - Mantis religiosa

European mantis is now common in the Pacific Northwest. Chinese mantis, to my knowledge, does not occur there at all.

Tenodera aridifolia sinensis (Chinese Mantid)

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