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Carolina Mantis

Stagmomantis carolina (Johansson 1763)

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Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina Mantis) is a species of mantids in the family praying mantises. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary carnivores. They rely on gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Carolina Mantis. View this species on GBIF