Tag Archives: March Mantid Madness

Why Do Insects Lay Their Eggs In Patterns?

Written by Joe Ballenger We get a lot of identification requests on our Facebook page, and we do what we can to identify them. Sometimes, these turn into interesting conversations…which in turn lead to good questions like this: The moth … Continue reading

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Do Mantids Get Parasites?

Written by Joe Ballenger @BugQuestions what kind of parasites do mantids have? Is there a link with lots of photos? — Sarah Herlong (@HerlongSarah) February 6, 2015 Everybody loves mantids. In fact, of all the questions we’ve gotten here on … Continue reading

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Gardening and Beneficial Insects

Written by Nancy Miorelli Spring’s right around the corner! Well, for those of us who aren’t heaped under mountains of snow. To kickstart spring, this month we’re going to post all about mantises! So shoot us your questions! Some of … Continue reading

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