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  1. Rick, I've set the country to USA, assuming that is correct? Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks, I edited the location.
      Posted one year ago
      1. Thanks so much and happy new year! Posted one year ago

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The Chinese mantis is a species of praying mantis native to China and other parts of Asia and islands of islands off of mainland Asia. At around 1896 this species was accidentally introduced by a nurseryman at Mt. Airy near Philadelphia, PA. ''Tenodera sinensis'' often is erroneously referred to as ''Tenodera aridifolia sinensis'' because it was at first described as a subspecies of ''Tenodera aridifolia'', but ''Tenodera sinensis'' is now established as a full species.

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Uploaded Dec 31, 2018. Captured in 17155 Morris-Rose Rd, Jackson Center, OH 45334, USA.