The California Praying Mantis - or California Mantis - is member of family Mantidae. They are very slender and grow to about 5/8-5 7/8 inches long (15-150 mm) They are native to the chaparral, deserts, scrublands and dry coastal areas of the Western United States from Texas and Colorado, west to California. The are formidable predators of other insects, including flies, bees, wasps, butterflies, caterpillars which they tear apart using their strong mouthparts. They are also very quick in their attacks, and their victims are often unaware of the presence of the mantis, which will sit motionless unless the prey comes into range. They are the only insect that is able to turn its head.
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Medium: Pen and ink line art illustration. Color image has been digitally tinted.
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