Hymenopus coronatusOrchid mantis
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|5 - 9||Discount||5% 6,56 €|
|10 - 29||Discount||10% 6,21 €|
|30 +||Discount||20% 5,52 €|
Check care & food further down
Detailed species information in the Mantis lexicon.
|Scientific name:||Gongylus gongylodes|
|Common name:||Wanderings violin mantis / Ornate mantis / Indian rose mantis|
|Distribution:||Southeast Asia (mainly Sri Lanka, Java, Thailand and India)|
|Habitat:||Sunny and hot clearings and grassland|
|Size:||Female ~ 10 cm
Male ~ 8 cm
|Livespan:||Female up to 1,5 years
Male up to 1 year
|Colour variations:||light brown, dark brown, light green, light yellow|
|Difficulty:||Middle (food specialist & heat loving)|
*group-housing in all stages possible
No guarantee against cannibalism! Always feed very well – especially adult females.
Two ventilation areas (gaze at top + front) adviced to prevent waterglogging.
Days 28 - 35°C, nights room temperature (below 18°C no problem)
~ 30 - 40 %, sometimes 60 % with good ventilation. Spray very rarely!
|L1||Big fruit flies (Drosophila hydei) + small Greenbottle flies|
|L6 to adult||Bluebottle flies|
This species should not be fed with crawling insects like crickets/roaches etc!