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   Ceratomantis saussure


Mantis (Ceratomantis saussure) Family- Hymenopodidae.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Sub-Phylum: Tracheata
Class: Insecta
Sub-Class: Pterygota
Super-Order: Dictyoptera
Order: Mantodea
Sub-Order: -
Family: Hymenopodidae
Sub-Family: Oxypilinae
Tribe: Oxypilini
Genus: Ceratomantis
Species: saussure
Year: -
Distribution: Thailand, District Nakhon Ratchasima near Pak Chong.

The ootheca is very small, only about 1/4 inch long. Newly hatched nymphs look almost transferant, measuring up to 4- 5mm. long. Nymphs got tons of long needles. Bouth males and females got a "Y" like horn on their head.

Females: as adults, get ? long.

Males: as adults, get ? long.

Diet: Drosophila, houseflies, crickets, flour worms. The feed must be very diversified. To the newly hatched larvae must be promptly offered Drosophila flies.

Statis: Lost culture, looking for some subadult- adult pairs :)!


One day old nymph.

Adult male.


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