Tenodera sinensis (Chinese Mantis) (3rd instar) 1 x nymph

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Tenodera sinensis (Chinese Mantis) for sale

Tenodera sinensis (Chinese Mantis) is a species of praying mantis native to Asia and the nearby islands. In 1896 this species was accidentally introduced by a nurseryman at Mt. Airy near Philadelphia, United States.

The Chinese mantis is a long, slender, brown and green praying mantis, reaching between 9-11cm in length. and is spread throughout the Northeast United States). Its color can vary from overall green to brown with a green lateral stripe on the borders of the front wings in the brown color form. In low light the eyes of the mantis appear black, but in daylight appear to be clear, matching the color of the head.

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

family Mantidae
subfamily Mantinae
tribe Polyspilotini

genus Tenodera Burmeister, 1838

urn:lsid:Mantodea.speciesfile.org:TaxonName:1568

  • Ecology:
    • Terrestrial.
  • Citations (22):
    • Burmeister. 1838. Handb. Ent., Burm. 2:534 >> Note: Mantis (Tenodera)
    • Saussure. 1869. Mitt. schweiz. ent. Ges. 3:57, 69 >> Note: Mantites
    • Saussure. 1871. Mem. Soc. Hist. nat. Geneve 21:242 >> Note: Mantites (legio)
    • Saussure. 1871. Mem. Soc. Hist. nat. Geneve 21:416
    • Stal. 1871. Ofvers. K. VetensAkad. Forh. Stockh. 28(3):399 >> Note: Mantina (sbfam)
    • Stal. 1877. Bih. K. svenska VetensAkad. Handl. 4(10):37 >> Note: Mantidae (sbfam)
    • Westwood. 1889. Revis. Mant. 13 >> Note: Mantides
    • Kirby. 1890. Proc. R. Dublin Soc. 6:566
    • Brunner v. W. 1893. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Genova 2 13(33):62 >> Note: Tenoderae
    • Rehn. 1903. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1903:704 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae
    • Kirby. 1904. Syn. Cat. Orth. 1:238 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae
    • Jacobson & Bianki. 1905. Prem. i Lozhn. Ross. Imp. 148 >> Note: Mantidae
    • Giglio-Tos. 1912. Bull. Soc. ent. Ital. 43:30 >> Note: Tenoderae
    • Giglio-Tos. 1927. Tierreich 50:412 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae: Tenoderae (group)
    • Beier. 1935. Genera Insect. 203:93 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae: Mantini
    • Chopard. 1943. Faune Emp. fr. 1:79 >> Note: Mantinae
    • Paulian. 1957. Faune Madagascar 5:61 >> Note: Mantidae
    • Beier. 1964. Bronn’s Klass. Ordn. Tierreiches 5 3(6):948 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae: Mantini
    • Roy. 1973. Biologia gabon. 8(3-4):264 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae: Polyspilotini
    • Balderson. 1984. Austr. CSIRO Div. Entomol. Tech. Pap. 23:11 >> Note: Mantidae: Mantinae
    • Wang. 1993. Synopsis on Classif. Mantodea from China 126 >> Note: of China
    • Ehrmann. 2002. Mantodea der Welt 348
  • Type species:  Tenodera fasciata Olivier (= fasciata fasciata)
  • No first use as family-group name is recorded in the database.

 

Reference: http://mantodea.speciesfile.org/Common/basic/Taxa.aspx?TaxonNameID=1184312

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