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What

South African Mantis (Miomantis caffra)

Observer

alcon_blue

Date

February 21, 2024 09:59 PM NZDT

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

shaun-lee

Date

February 21, 2021 12:05 AM NZDT

Description

Moulting

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

laika003

Date

January 1, 2024 06:51 PM NZDT

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

goodflow

Date

December 27, 2023 04:24 PM NZDT

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What

Mantises (Order Mantodea)

Observer

genesis-p-16

Date

December 10, 2023 11:39 PM EST

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

danilo_hegg

Date

March 5, 2016 10:21 PM NZDT

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

shaun-lee

Date

March 23, 2017 11:14 PM NZDT

Place

Tawharanui (Google, OSM)

Description

First yellow one I have seen

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

anna-nz

Date

March 15, 2019 04:25 PM +13

Description

Noticed a NZ female praying mantis mating with three males. Walked past 10 mins later and she'd caught a butterfly and was eating it. Nice multitasking!!

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

cco

Date

April 8, 2017 12:39 PM NZST

Description

One of two seen that day, in coastal dunes. No more seen in Whanganui region since then

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What

South African Mantis (Miomantis caffra)

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 13, 2021 02:55 PM NZST

Description

Observation for the left side egg mass.

Obs for the right side ootheca, New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/94683527

Tags

JD

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 13, 2021 02:55 PM NZST

Description

Obs for the right ootheca (egg mass). The left one looks like a South African ootheca (Miomantis caffra)? Both on the underside of a magnolia leaf.

Tags

JD

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What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

gumnut

Date

February 27, 2019 03:18 PM AEDT

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What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

elusiveorchids

Date

February 22, 2020 10:38 AM AEDT

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What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

thechaosapex

Date

February 2021

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What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

simongrove

Date

March 15, 2021 08:11 PM AEDT

Description

Garden mantis Orthodera ministralis, Stony Head, Tasmania, March 2021

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What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

martinlagerwey

Date

August 24, 2023 03:39 PM ACST

Photos / Sounds

What

Australian Garden Mantis (Orthodera ministralis)

Observer

possumpete

Date

October 15, 2023 05:40 PM AEDT

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

matt_scott_nz

Date

April 24, 2023 08:25 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

possumsend

Date

March 15, 2019 10:56 AM NZDT

Place

Central (Google, OSM)

Description

Large numbers in a variety of shrubs in drylands.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

malts

Date

March 2019

Description

Found on strawberry plants in pot

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

autsquidlab

Date

October 10, 2023 02:15 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

possumsend

Date

April 4, 2022 09:46 AM NZST

Description

Found by @samtheanimalman on the very top of a rock tor at about 1600m asl.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Date

April 4, 2022 11:53 AM NZST

Description

NZ Mantis at 1600 metres!!!

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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Date

April 4, 2022 11:51 AM HST

Description

At 1,500 odd metres a.s.l. with @possumsend and @samtheanimalman

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What

Emperor Gum Moth (Opodiphthera eucalypti)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 23, 2021 09:34 AM NZST

Description

There are lots of gum emperor moth pupae, and old pupal cases, in this lone eucalyptus tree and the adjacent willow and silver birch trees.