Rainforest tillandsia up to 25 cm
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Check care & food further down
Detailed species information in the Mantis lexicon.
|Scientific name:||Phyllocrania paradoxa|
|Common name:||Ghost mantis|
|Distribution:||Africa and Madagascar|
|Habitat:||Widely distributed over dry and humid regions|
|Size:||Female ~ 6 cm
Male ~ 5,5 cm
|Livespan:||Female up to 1,5 years
Male up to 1 year
|Colour variations:||Brown or green (of each light and dark variants)|
|Difficulty:||Easy (typical beginners species)|
*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 22 - 30 °C, nights room temperature (below 18°C no problem)
~ 30 - 50 %, sometimes 60 % with good ventilation
|L1||Small fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster)|
|L2/L3||Big fruit flies (Drosophila hydei)|
|L6 to adult||Green- and Bluebottle flies|
This species also feeds on crawling insects like crickets/roaches etc. However, it prefers flying insects.