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    Polyspilota aeruginosa

    • Scientific name: Polyspilota aeruginosa
    • Common name: Marbled madagascar mantis
    • Distribution: Africa incl. islands
    • Max. size: Female ~9 cm, male ~8 cm
    • 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
    • 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
    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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