What Bug Is That? The guide to Australian insect families.

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Mantidae

Overview

This family includes almost three quarters of the Australian mantid species. They range from small delicate rainforest forms to large voracious species that can catch and eat small lizards and frogs.

  • Orthodera ministralis

  • Archimantis sp.

  • Mantidae

  • Tendora sp. laying an egg case

  • Hierodula majuscula

  • Ciulfina sp.

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