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BugFiles Pictures: California Mantis (Stagmomantis californica)

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palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


August 29, 2006
12:05 AM

Post #2669412

California Mantis (Stagmomantis californica)

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FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

December 7, 2007
3:47 PM

Post #4271263

Wow Palmbob! He looks healthy... I love praying mantises.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


December 7, 2007
6:43 PM

Post #4271844

I'm sure he's dead now.. only live one summer it seems.
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

December 10, 2007
5:50 PM

Post #4280929

They have a 'territory' they stay in. I didn't see any this summer, but last year I had several, and they were always in the same area when I'd see them. I think I might order some next spring and let them out in my back yard.

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