Mantid Availability 5/13/2022

Mantids are cockroaches’ closest living relative. Like roaches, many are a variation on a simple roachoid body plan with one major difference: mantids are built to kill. All species possess raptorial forearms used for immobilizing and grappling prey, a behavior which some roaches can be seen using on food items. Roach Crossing’s inventory is produced both in-house and by a number of long-term mantid aficionados across the United States; always captive bred or captive hatched. Species and strain information is guaranteed to be accurate.

Individual species care pages will go up in the near future, but availability will always be listed on this page. Instars are approximate. Inquire for sexed individuals. Mantid orders do not need to meet the $30 minimum order requirement.

Blepharopsis mendica (Thistle Mantid) L2-L3 $20/each

Creobroter gemmatus (Jeweled Flower Mantid): L5-L7 $20/each

Hierodula majuscula (Giant Australian Rainforest Mantid): L2-L4 $20/each

Hymenopus coronatus (Orchid Mantid) L2-L3 $40/each

Phyllocrania paradoxa (Ghost Mantid) L3-L5 $20/each

Phyllovates chlorophaea (Texas Unicorn Mantid) L2-L3 $20/each

Pnigomantis medioconstricta (Double Shield Mantid) L4-L5 $20/each

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Spiny Flower Mantid) L2-L4 $20/each

Tarachodula panterina (Panther Mantid) L2-L4 $20/each

mantis for sale mantids for sale insects for sale pet praying mantis for sale pet praying mantids for sale pet insects for sale pet bugs for sale where to buy mantids where to buy mantis where to buy pet mantis where to buy mantids mantids are cockroaches