Polyspilota cf. griffiniiGriffin mantis
rare but easy
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|5 - 9||Discount||5% 14,16 €|
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|30 +||Discount||20% 11,92 €|
The sp. “green” means that the exact species is not known, but it is a species of the genus Creobroter and can be kept like Creobroter gemmatus. However, the “green” shows a much more intense green coloration on the wings.
The illustrations show Creobroter cf. gemmatus.
|Scientific name:||Creobroter gemmatus|
|Common name:||Jeweled flower mantis / Indian flower mantis|
|Habitat:||Trees and shrubs close to flowering plants, humid areas|
|Size:||Female up to 4,5 cm
Male up to 3,5 cm
|Livespan:||Female up to 1,5 years
Male up to 1 year
|Colour variations:||White base colour can be yellowish, light green or pink|
|Difficulty:||Easy (beginners species)|
*up to L3/L4 group-housing possible (males in adult stages also in groups)
Two ventilation areas (gaze at top + front) adviced to prevent waterglogging.
Days22 - 28 °C, nights room temperature (below 18°C no problem)
Days 50 - 60 %, nights a little higher
|L1||Small fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster)|
|L2/L3||Big fruit flies (Drosophila hydei)|
|presub- to adult||Green- and Bluebottle flies|
This species also feeds on crawling insects like crickets/roaches etc.