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Mantidfinatic13

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Hi everyone,

I recently caught 2 pre-seub Kongobatha Diademata but they both appear to be female. i have heard that they are parthenogenetic but i wanted to confirm this before spending $60 on a male which may not necessarily be needed. Any help would be appreciated :)

Thanks!

 

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I have not heard this. Either way, the nymphs will be stronger and more likely to survive if you get the male.

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I've read that the Brunner's mantis (Brunneria borealis) is the only mantis species that is parthenogenetic. Also males of that species do not exist.

 

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Ye ik

I have heard parthogenesis is also possible with sphodropoda sp, bolbe sp and neomantis sp.(All three Australian species)

But is it also possible with Orthodera?

 

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No, not possible with Orthodera. Found nothing on Sphodropoda sp. Nothing on Bolbe either. Wow nothing on Neomantis either. I have heard or Neomantis being parthenogenic but nothing from searches on the topic.

 

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