Euchomenella heteroptera (Giraffe Mantis) (6th instar) 1 x nymph

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Euchomenella heteroptera (Giraffe Mantis) 1 x nymph

Euchomenella heteroptera (Giraffe Mantis) for sale.

Euchomenella is a genus of mantids (order Mantodea) in the family Angelidae; current records are from Vietnam and Borneo. This extraordinary looking mantis is easily recognised by its unusually long neck!

A relatively large mantis, with females reaching ~10-12cm, and males ~8-10cm.

Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euchomenella

order Mantodea
family Angelidae
genus Euchomenella Giglio-Tos, 1916

species Euchomenella heteroptera de Haan, 1842

urn:lsid:Mantodea.speciesfile.org:TaxonName:2226

  • Ecology:
    • Terrestrial.
  • Specimen records are available.
  • Citations (17):
    • de Haan. 1842. Verh. Nat. gesch. Nederl. Bezitt. Ins. 78 >> Note: Mantis
    • Saussure. 1871. Mem. Soc. Hist. nat. Geneve 21:196
    • Wood-Mason. 1882. J. Asiat. Soc. Beng. 51
    • Kirby. 1904. Syn. Cat. Orth. 1:237
    • Giglio-Tos. 1916. Bull. Soc. ent. Ital. 47:35
    • Hebard. 1920. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 72:37 >> Note: Euchomenella
    • Werner. 1921. Treubia 2:126 >> Note: of Dutch East Indies
    • Werner. 1922. Philipp. J. Sci. 21:147 >> Note: of Philippines
    • Werner. 1923. Treubia 3(3-4):392 >> Note: of Indonesia
    • Werner. 1924. Treubia 5:259 >> Note: in Indonesia
    • Giglio-Tos. 1927. Tierreich 50:236
    • Werner. 1927. Treubia 9(4):416
    • Werner. 1931. Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Belg. 1931:33
    • Werner. 1933. Treubia 14:255 >> Note: of Indomalaysia
    • Beier. 1935. Genera Insect. 203:66
    • Beier. 1937. Proc. Roy. Ent. Soc. London. B. 6:177 >> Note: in Sarawak
    • Ehrmann. 2002. Mantodea der Welt 145 >> Note: Euchomenella
  • Type specimen information:
    • Type locality:
    • Kind of type:  unspecified primary type

 

Reference: http://mantodea.speciesfile.org/Common/basic/Taxa.aspx?TaxonNameID=1183563

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