What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Egg pod identification
Location: Humboldt County, California
February 1, 2015 9:15 am
We found this on the underside of a branch on our dogwood. My guess is praying mantis. Husbands guess is some type of moth. Any ideas?
Signature: Clueless in California

Mantis Ootheca

Mantis Ootheca

Dear [Less Than] Clueless in California,
Your guess that is is the Ootheca of a Preying Mantis is correct.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Humboldt County, California

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