Live Chinese Mantises, the Orchid mantis, Devils Flower, the Ghost mantis, Flower mantises and all other mantids require other live bugs as a food source including flies, moths, crickets or cockroaches. Please be prepared for your new live pet mantis and buy live feeder insects too. Our mantis care sheet is here. We are the oldest continuously running online store for live pet mantises on the internet, since 1997. All our mantises are captive-bred in the USA.

Net Pet Insect Castle Cage butterfly mantis Buy Heatpack Shipping Insect
Large White Cube Net Mesh CageMantis Honey Sticks

Net cages favored by mantis and moth breeders. 17 X 17 X 17 inch cubes. White with a viewing window. Zips closed.

Energy packed, possibly medicinal honey sticks for pet insects. 100% pure, Grade A clover honey.

$14.99

$2.50

Net Pet Insect Castle Cage butterfly mantis house fly musca domestica pupae live buy
Small White Cube with SleeveBulk House Fly Pupae

Net cages favored by mantis and moth breeders. 12 X 12 X 12 inch cubes. White with a viewing window and a sleeve for hand access into the cage. Zips closed. Click to see video on page.

100 house fly pupae (like cocoons that hatch in a couple days).

$11.00

$3.00

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Mantis Popup Mini Net Cage buy Chinese mantis egg case buy Tenodera
Mantis Popup Mini Net CageMantis Egg Case

A handy 6 inch tall by 5.5 inch diameter net cage. Great for pet mantises or field collecting.  Zips up, folds down, fits in pocket!

Tenodera sinensis--egg case. Typically hatches 100+ nymphs. (Available November to April or so)

$7.99

$6.00

Net Pet Insect Castle Cage butterfly mantis Mantis pets net mesh Cage
Small White Cube Net Mesh CageWhite Rectangle Net Mesh Cage

Net cages favored by mantis and moth breeders. 12 X 12 X 12 inch cubes. White with a viewing window. Zips closed.

Medium sized net mesh cages. 13.5 X 13.5 X 24 inches tall. White with a viewing window. Zips closed.

$11.00

$14.99

mantis deco cube cage pet buy blue bottle fly pupae
Pet Mantis Deco Cube HabitatBulk Blue Bottle Fly Pupae

NEW! A beautiful 5.5” x 5.5” x 5.5" tank, perfect for the young mantises we sell on this site.

50 large blue bottle flies. Pupae that hatch into adult flies a couple days.

$16.99

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$3.50

mantis pet cage tank buy habitat pet Phyllocrania paradoxa ghost mantis pet
Mantis Habitat KitGhost Mantis

A habitat enclosure for a young mantis pet for the first 3 to 4 months of its life. (does not include the mantis)

Phyllocrania is probably the most unusual mantis ever to grace the hobby. 

$7.99

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$12.00

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orchid mantis Hymenopus coronatus buy Hierodula multispina
Orchid MantisGiant Golden Hierodula

White bodies, often with pink highlights, lobed legs and a small horn above their pointy pink-striped, white eyes.

Some specimens of these Hierodula "golden" will mature into beautiful golden specimens. Second instar nymphs.

$30.00

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$13.00

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Chinese mantis Tenodera sinensis pet Sphodromantis pet mantis buy African
Chinese MantisGiant African Mantis

Tenodera sinensis--the classic pet praying mantis. L2 nymphs.

Sphodromantis gastrica- like we used to see in pet stores.

$10.00

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$9.99

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Spiny flower mantis Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii
Spiny Flower Mantis

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii is the classic spiny flower mantis.

$14.00

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