Praying Mantis

Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

PRAYING MANTIS EGG CASES – (Tenodera aridifolia sinensis) Praying mantids are beautiful insects with a voracious appetite for almost any garden pest that they can overcome. In the fall the females produce egg cases that are attached to twigs, leaves, fences, etc. and may contain 50 to 400 eggs which will hatch into about 200 young mantids on average.