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Subject: Tiny praying mantis?
Location: Pennsylvania
February 6, 2017 2:49 pm
I found this little guy in my university greenhouse, so the geographic location might not be relevant since it’s usually hot and humid in the greenhouse. He looks and acts like a praying mantis, however he is really tiny and grey! Please help
Signature: -J.D

Mantis Hatchling

Dear J.D,
This is indeed a Mantis hatchling.  When California Mantids hatch in our yard, they are about 1/4 inch long.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Pennsylvania

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