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Caption: Close up of head of an immature Chinese mantis (Tenodera sinensis). Mantises have two large compound eyes and three simple eyes located between the compound eyes just above the antennae. The Chinese mantis is the largest mantis in the U.S. with adult females reaching 100 mm in length. They were introduced in the U.S. in 1895 to control insect pests. Today they are found throughout the Northeast and elsewhere in the world.

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Keywords: animal, antenna, antennae, arthropod, attack, bug, chinese mantis, compound eyes, cricket, forelegs, insect, insecta, insects, invertebrate, mantid, nymph, praying, predator, prey, simple, spikes, tenodera sinensis, zoology

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Chinese mantis

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