Texas Unicorn Mantis


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Cousin to the ghost mantis.


Phyllovates chlorophaea, AKA “Texicorns” are a native US species with a very exotic flavor. They are brown and a bit striped looking. Their contrasting green wings at maturity have two black stripes on them. A unicorn-like horn adorns their head, hence the familiar common name “Texas Unicorn Mantis”. This is a great species for beginners. They get larger than most other species in the pet mantis hobby and who doesn’t love a native mantis?

Available as L2/L3 nymphs (have shed their skin twice). House flies are recommended feeders for mantises this size. See related products below.

See photos of this mantis at Google’s Image Photostream.

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Weight .1 lbs


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