Chinese Mantis is house pet

Subject: Tenodera sinensis (Chinese Mantis)
Location: Newtown Square, PA
November 19, 2012 6:25 pm
Hello Daniel,
You do terrific work on the site! Thanks you. Not sure if you post already-identified insects. This is Nikki, a 7 month old Tenodera sinensis. She’s a house pet. This macro image shows Nikki’s femoral brushes (left raptor leg)used to groom face and eyes.
Signature: Digger

Portrait of Nikki

Hi Digger,
Your portraits of Nikki are quite stunning.  Thank you for sending them. 

Chinese Mantis


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