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Bolbena hottentotta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Iridopterygidae
Scientific name  Bolbena hottentotta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Mantodea
Genus  Bolbena
Rank  Species
Similar  Bolbena, Bactromantis, Amorphoscelis, Oxyopsis, Gonatista

Bolbena hottentotta, common name hottentot mantis, is a species of praying mantis found in Angola, Kenya, and Namibia. It is a tiny mantis species in which nymphs are only about 2.5 millimetres (0.1 in) long and adult females grow to only 15 mm (0.6 in) long. This species has recently been introduced to cultivation but are still very rare and are raised by only a handful of breeders.

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