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   Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii


Spiny flower mantis (Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii).

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Sub-Phylum: Tracheata
Class: Insecta
Sub-Class: Pterygota
Super-Order: Dictyoptera
Order: Mantodea
Sub-Order: -
Family: Hymenopodidae
Sub-Family: Hymenopodidae
Tribe: Hymenopodini
Genus: Pseudocreobotra
Species: wahlbergii
Year: 1871
Distribution: Tanzania, Sansibar, Transvaal, Sambia, Simbabwe, Malawi, Mosambique, Angola, Ethopia-S, Kenya, Congo.

They should be kept at 25 - 32C (77 - 89.6F), 60% humidity. Ideally, this mantis should bemisted ones a day, or atleast every 2-3 days. They do not like running after their food, they prefer to wait till something will fly by to grab it.

Females: ?

Males: ?

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


L1 nymph.

L3 nymph.

L3 nymph walking (allow 2 min for it to fully load).

L4 nymph.


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