Narrow-winged Mantis Tenodera angustipennis Saussure, 1869Non-native  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Mantodea   >   Family Mantidae   >   Genus Tenodera   

Status:

Non-native. Introduced to the eastern U.S. from Japan and nearby areas. According to mantid expert Kris Anderson, this species has been recorded in all Maryland counties except Garrett and Allegany.

Description:

Similar to Chinese Mantis, but note orange spot between raptorial arms. Compare oothecae shape as well. Unidentified Tenodera should be posted as Chinese/Narrow-winged Mantis.

There are 24 records in the project database.

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A Narrow-winged Mantis in Harford Co., Maryland (10/13/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/28/2019). Determined by Brandon Woo and Kris Anderson via BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/23/2018). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/26/2018). Photo by Candice Collison. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/21/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/1/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/22/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/26/2018). Photo by Candice Collison. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/17/2013). Verified by John Stanard/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/2/2017). Photo by Gary Peresta. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis in Harford Co., Maryland (10/13/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis egg case in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/24/2013). Determined by Kris Anderson. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Narrow-winged Mantis in Howard Co., Maryland (9/25/2011). Determined by Kris Anderson/BugGuide. Photo by Kurt Schwarz. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis egg case (left) and a Chinese Mantis egg case (right) in Kent Co., Maryland (4/14/2017). Determined by Kris Anderson. Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis ootheca in Howard Co., Maryland (12/28/2012). Verified by Kris Anderson. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Narrow-winged Mantis ootheca in Calvert Co., Maryland (1/28/2018). Determined by Kris Anderson. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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