Creobroter pictipennis

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Creobroter pictipennis
Creobroter pictipennis TPopp.jpg
Creobroter pictipennis (left animal only) at Zoologische Staatssammlung München
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Hymenopodidae
Subfamily: Hymenopodinae
Tribe: Hymenopodini
Genus: Creobroter
Species: C. pictipennis
Binomial name
Creobroter pictipennis
Wood-Mason, 1878

Creobroter pictipennis, with the common name Indian flower mantis, is a species of praying mantis native to Asia.

Males grow to about 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) and females are slightly larger.

They prefer a humid environment and live about nine months in captivity. [1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Tree of Life
  2. ^ Mantis Place