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.



Arabian Desert Mantis Eremiaphila Phyllocrania paradoxa ghost mantis sticker
Arabian Desert MantisSticker Ghost Mantis

Eremiaphila braueri captive-bred. First time on website!

Choose your color, brown or green, for this awesome sticker!



dead leaf mantis sticker Deroplatys insect orchid mantis sticker pink Hymenopus coronatus
Sticker Dead Leaf MantisSticker Orchid Mantis

A large sticker of a legendary species of mantis!

The best orchid mantis sticker in the history of the world.



Buy Panther mantis mantis pet live mantid Buy African Twig Mantis Popa mantid
Panther MantisAfrican Twig Mantis

Tarachodula pantherina, very unique among hobby mantises. 

Popa spurca



Buy Heatpack Shipping Insect Net Pet Insect Castle Cage butterfly mantis
Mantis Honey SticksSleeved Small White Cube

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

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.




house fly musca domestica pupae live buy Mantis Popup Mini Net Cage buy
Bulk House Fly PupaeMantis Popup Mini Net Cage

100 house fly pupae (like cocoons that hatch in a couple days). See video...(back midweek)

A handy 6 inch tall by 5.5 inch diameter net cage. Zips up, folds down, fits in pocket!




Chinese mantis egg case buy Tenodera Net Pet Insect Castle Cage butterfly mantis
Mantis Egg CaseSmall White Cube Net Mesh Cage

Tenodera sinensis--egg case. Typically hatches 100+ nymphs.

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



mantis pet cage tank buy habitat pet Mantis pets net mesh Cage
Mantis Habitat KitWhite Rectangle Net Mesh Cage

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

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




Hierodula majuscula buy mantis buy blue bottle fly pupae
Giant Rainforest MantisBulk Blue Bottle Fly Pupae or Larvae

Hierodula majuscula are large and colorful mantises.

50 large blue bottle flies. Larvae/Pupae that hatch into adult flies. See video...




Idolomantis diabolica pet Devil's Flower mantis Phyllocrania paradoxa ghost mantis pet
Devil's FlowerGhost Mantis

Idolomantis diabolica - If you don't know what it is, don't buy it. See details...

Phyllocrania is probably the most unusual mantis ever to grace the hobby. L2/L3 nymphs.




Hierodula species mantis pet orchid mantis Hymenopus coronatus buy
Giant Asian MantisOrchid Mantis

Hierodula membranacea, a hardy, aggressive beginner's species. Medium sized nymphs.

White bodies, pink highlights, lobed legs, small horn above pointy pink-striped eyes.




Creobroter gemmatus flower mantis Spiny flower mantis Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii
Jeweled Flower MantisSpiny Flower Mantis

Creobroter gemmatus

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergi is the classic spiny flower mantis.