Insect ID

Asked August 31, 2020, 7:16 PM EDT

Can you please identify the species of Praying Mantis in the photo attached? Thank you!

Montgomery County Maryland

4 Responses

This looks like our native Carolina Mantis (Stagmomantis carolina).

You can look at photos of these and others at this page from the Maryland Biodiversity Project at this link by pressing the magnifying glass icon:


Thanks, Christine. And thanks for the link.