How do you distinguish the difference between male and female praying mantis?

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females have 7 segments on their abdomen while males only have 8
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Females typically have 6 or 7 abdominal
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Females are very big.males are small. Females can be 3x's the size of the male.
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She doesn't "know," she's simply hungry. Cannibalism in mantids and other arthropods is usually due to a big, hungry female wanting food, and the male being small enough
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