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   Thesprotia graminis


Mantis (Thesprotia graminis) Family-Mantidae.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Sub-Phylum: Tracheata
Class: Insecta
Sub-Class: Pterygota
Super-Order: Dictyoptera
Order: Mantodea
Sub-Order: -
Family: Thespidae
Sub-Family: Oligonicinae
Tribe: Oligonicini
Genus: Thesprotia
Species: graminis
Year: -
Distribution: North America?

This specie can be parthenogenetic, but is known to have males as well. They are quite similar to B. borealis, due to their long, grass-like look.

Females: get ?.

Males: get ?.

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

Status: Lost culture... This specie requires to be fed at least twice a day in order to survive. I would not mind trying some subadult- adult pairs this time :)!


Nymphs hatching.

Two days old nymph.


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