Origin: Africa. Common name: Giant African stick mantis. Pictures by Yen Saw 1 is adult, one is sub adult.

Heterochaeta Orientalis

  • Common name: Giant African Stick mantis / cat-eye mantis / 'Chaeta
    . This mantis is one of the largest kept in captivity. Around 6 to 7". Very nice coloring in light and dark browns. They have unique eyes that are that are oblong with horns on the tops of them. Eyes are very colorful too. Only keep as a pet, not to be released in the U.S.