Male. Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1979-1988. © Peter J. Bryant
California Mantid

Stagmomantis californica

Orthoptera: Mantidae

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Male. Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 2008. © Don Pace Male. Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 2008. © Don Pace

Female. Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1979-1988. © Peter J. Bryant

Female. Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1979-1988. © Peter J. Bryant

Female. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/10. © Peter J. Bryant

Female. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/10. © Peter J. Bryant

Female. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/10. © Peter J. Bryant

Female. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/10. © Peter J. Bryant

Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1979-1988. © Peter J. Bryant

Second instar feeding on Drosophila. From Laguna Hills, Orange County, CA. 04/24/07. © Peter J. Bryant

Second instar feeding on Drosophila. From Laguna Hills, Orange County, CA. 04/24/07. © Peter J. Bryant

Second instar feeding on Drosophila. From Laguna Hills, Orange County, CA. 04/24/07. © Peter J. Bryant

Second instar feeding on Drosophila. From Laguna Hills, Orange County, CA. 04/24/07. © Peter J. Bryant

Second instar feeding on Drosophila. From Laguna Hills, Orange County, CA. 04/24/07. © Peter J. Bryant

Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1979-1988. © Peter J. Bryant

 

Immatures: Identified only to genus:
Rancho Santa Ana Botanilc Garden, Claremont, Los Angeles County, CA. 9/11/07. © Ron Hemberger

Rancho Santa Ana Botanilc Garden, Claremont, Los Angeles County, CA. 9/11/07. © Ron Hemberger