Burying Mantis
Male, ventral
Adelaide Hills
Purplewinged Mantid
Nymph, dorsal
Purplewinged Mantid (Tenodera australasiae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Mantises (Mantodea)
Family: Praying Mantis (Mantidae)
Species: Purplewinged Mantid (Tenodera australasiae)
This Photo:     Nymph, Front

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2006-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Feb-2006
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.