Orchid Mantis

Orchid Mantis


Common name - Orchid Mantis

Latin name - Hymenopus coronatus

Country of Origin - Asia

Adult size - 2.5cm (male) 7cm (female) 

Average Lifespan - 12-18 Months

Care level - Beginner

UV required - N/A

Temperature range - 25-35 C

Humidity - 60-80%

Minimum housing size - 20x20x30cm

Description - A stunning pink and white mantis with lobes on its legs that look like flower pentals. Although this species does not live on orchids, it does look remarkably well like a flower or orchid.

Cleaning - As necessary

Shopping list - Enclosure, Artificial plant, Substrate, Livefood, Branches, Spray bottle

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