Approximate size of specimen:
1.5 inch wingspan
Interesting facts about Creobroter gemmatus:
Also known as the jeweled flower mantis or Indian flower mantis, Creobroter gemmatus is native to Indonesia. Raised in captivity they prefer very humid environments and will live about 9 months. Females can be cannibalistic, but males are relatively communal. They molt 8 times in order to become an adult, which takes 2-5 months depending on how well they are kept. They are the most widespread Creobroter species of praying mantis and frankly, the most beautiful!