Subject: Indian Mantis species
Location: Gujarat, India
July 15, 2016 11:27 pm
This mantis looks like a blade of grass. Antenna are aligned straight with the body to look like a blade of dry/dead grass. What species is it? Not sure if it is Indian Stick Mantis.
Signature: Nitin Solanki
In a previous posting of this species, we identified it as a Giant Stick Mantis or Indian Grass Mantis, Schizocephala bicornis. According to Project Noah, both common names are used. Bug Nation has some very nice images of the species.