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Old 10-19-2010, 09:51 PM   #1
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praying mantis Mantis in Western WA

This is the first time since I moved to the Olympia, WA area (back in 1980) that I have seen a mantis. If anyone can do a positive ID I'd appreciate it.
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:51 AM   #2
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This is Mantis religiosa, an introduced species known as the European mantis - see European mantis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 10-20-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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This is Mantis religiosa, an introduced species known as the European mantis - see European mantis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thanks Suunto ... thought it might be introduced, and I knew someone here could ID it.
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