Insect and Bug ID forum: Baby Praying Mantis

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Name: Brian Halse
Orange, CA (Zone 10a)
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Jun 12, 2017 8:14 PM CST
Just cleaning up my Veg plot ready to plant 2nd crop of Tomatoes.
Yes ..... 2nd crop ..... this is Southern California (Zone 9b) after all.
Came across some baby Praying Mantis, less than 1/4 " long, only spotted them because they scuttled across the bed I was working on.
I hope they thrive and help me control the aphid population.
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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Jun 12, 2017 10:26 PM CST
So cute! Lovey dubby Yes, it is mantid season indeed! I got some nymphs around here too. Big Grin

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