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Polyspilota aeruginosa Live Insects - USMantis

Polyspilota aeruginosa

$35.00

  • GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Scientific name: Polyspilota aeruginosa
  • Common name: Marbled madagascar mantis
  • Distribution: Africa incl. islands
  • Max. size: Female ~9 cm, male ~8 cm
Rearing
  • Temperature:Day 22 - 28 °C, night room temperature
  • Relative humidity:Day 50 - 60 %, night 60 - 70 %
  • Recommended min. size of terrarium WxDxH:20 x 20 x 30 cm
  • Aggressivity against each other:High
  • Level of difficulty:Easy
BIOLOGY
  • Moults until fully grown:Female ~8 (adult in L9), male ~7 (adult in L8)
  • Sexually mature after last moult:Female ~4 weeks, male ~2 weeks
  • Duration of development inside the ootheca:~4 weeks
  • Hatching rate:50 - 100 Nymphs possible
Feeding
L1: Small fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
L2/L3: Big fruit fly Drosophila hydei
L4/L5: Greenbottle fly Lucilia sp.
L6 - adult: Bluebottle fly Calliphora sp.
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