Mantis species

There are around 2300 species of praying mantis on the Earth of which a few hundred are being kept as pets. Every species is different in shape, size, behavior, life history traits and specific needs. That’s why every species that I have owned has its own page on this website. There you can read all about its appearance, behavior, growth and of course how you can keep and raise them in captivity. Every page is its own caresheet that can be printed and kept to use as a ‘manual’ of your pet.

The species that are listed on this website are:

Check out this gallery of some of the species that we describe: