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.
|Mantis Honey Sticks||Bulk House Fly Pupae|
Energy packed, possibly medicinal honey sticks for pet insects. 100% pure, Grade A clover honey.
100 house fly pupae (like cocoons that hatch in a couple days).
|Mantis Popup Mini Net Cage||Mantis 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.
|Small White Cube Net Mesh Cage||White 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.
|Pet Mantis Deco Cube Habitat||Wandering Violin|
NEW! A beautiful 5.5” x 5.5” x 5.5" tank, perfect for the young mantises we sell on this site.
Gongylus gongylodes are very rarely offered. Back in late February.
|Bulk Blue Bottle Fly Pupae||Complete Mantis Habitat Kit|
50 large blue bottle flies (pupae that hatch in a couple days).
Everything you need to raise your young mantis pet for the first 3 to 4 months of its life. (does not include the mantis)
|Cryptic Mantis||Ghost Mantis|
Sibylla pretiosa- another oddball favorite!
Phyllocrania paradoxa is probably the most unusual mantis ever to grace the hobby. L2/L3 nymphs.
|Giant Asian Mantis||Malaysian Dead Leaf Mantis|
Hierodula membranacea is a classically shaped mantis. A hardy, aggressive beginner's species. L3 nymphs, unsexed.
The mimicry of Deroplatys lobata is legendary! L3 nymphs.
|Orchid Mantis||Giant 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 venosa will mature into beautiful golden specimens. 3rd instars now available.
|Chinese Mantis||Indian Flower Mantis|
Tenodera sinensis--the classic pet praying mantis. L2/L3 nymphs.
Creobroter pictipennis are small, but beautiful flower mantises.
|Jeweled Flower Mantis||Spiny Flower Mantis|
Creobroter gemmatus L3 nymphs
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii is the classic spiny flower mantis.