Australian Green Mantid
Ellura
Australian Green Mantid
 
    
Australian Green Mantid (Orthodera gracilis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Mantises (Mantodea)
Family: Praying Mantis (Mantidae)
Species: Australian Green Mantid (Orthodera gracilis)
Other name: Australian Garden Mantid

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
The thick pale stripe on the edge of the forewing and thinner pronotum separate this species from the very similar Orthodera ministralis.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Apr-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species