Thistle Mantis


Name: Thistle Mantis

Scientific name: Blepharopsis mendica

Type: Empusid

Family: Insects

Color: Green

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Size: 60 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Empusidae family, and Mantodea order. It is green and white spotted. Size is about 60 mm. It is a predator to other insects. Adults can move head and thorax one side, but movement is slow.

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