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Praying Mantis for sale

The foundations of Exotic Pets started from our passion in keeping these fascinating creatures. Mantis are an ambush predator like no other, heavily reliant on their sight and extremely good at camouflage.

African Giant Stick Mantis
African Giant Stick MantisHeterochaeta orientalisPrices from8.00
The African Giant Stick Mantis is truly a giant Mantis species, adults reach an impressive size of 10-12cm. They look like sticks and will mimic twigs when disturbed by holding out their forearms.
Brown Shield Mantis
Brown Shield MantisRhombomantis fuscaPrices from8.00
A rarely available and robust species of shield mantis formerly of the Rhombodera genus. These mantis prefer cooler temperatures and relatively low humidity.
Budwing Mantis
Budwing MantisParasphendale agrioninaPrices from8.00
Similar in appearance to P. affinis but with the noticeable difference of having orange and black colouration underneath the forewings rather than just black.
Cryptic Mantis
Cryptic MantisSibylla pretiosaPrices from10.00
The Cryptic Praying Mantis is a small communal species that reaches an adult length of 4-6cm, females tend to be larger than males. They have a long thin thorax and distinctive projections from the head, prothorax and femurs.
Dead Leaf Mantis
Dead Leaf MantisDeroplatys lobataPrices from6.00
These mantis mimic crumpled fallen leaves, giving them a superb natural camouflage.
Ghost Praying Mantis
Ghost Praying MantisPhyllocrania paradoxaPrices from6.00
The Ghost Praying Mantis is a madagascan praying mantis with leaf like projections on the legs and head.
Jeweled Flower Mantis
Jeweled Flower MantisCreobroter gemmatusPrices from7.00
The Jeweled Flower Praying Mantis is the smallest of the Creobroter family with adults reaching 4cm in length. They have green wings with a yellow eye shaped pattern.
Madagascan Marbled Mantis
Madagascan Marbled MantisPolyspilota aeruginosaPrices from6.00
A large species of mantis with a marbled effect all over its body and wings.
Sumatran Gold Mantis
Sumatran Gold MantisHierodula sp. "Sumatra Golden"Prices from7.00
A fairly new species to enter the hobby (2014) which was collected from lowland scrublands in Sumatra. These mantis prefer cooler temperatures and relatively low humidity.
Wandering Violin Mantis
Wandering Violin MantisGongylus gongylodesPrices from10.00
This has to be one of the strangest and bizarre looking Mantids there is!

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