What Kind of Bugs Does a Praying Mantis Eat?

Answer

The praying mantis is an insect with prominently long fore limbs. The name results from the posture of its fore legs that seem to take on a prayer-like posture. The insect feeds mainly on aphids when young and on bigger creatures such as flies, crickets, beetles and caterpillars when older.
Q&A Related to "What Kind of Bugs Does a Praying Mantis Eat?"
When they are young they will mostly feed on aphids. As they get older they will feed on larger bugs such as beetles, crickets, flies, some caterpillars, and moths to name a few.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_kind_of_bugs_do_pra...
Praying Mantis eat insects, spiders, grasshoppers, crickets and other Praying mantis. They bite the prey on the neck and starts eating it before the prey is dead.
http://answers.ask.com/Science/Biology/what_do_pra...
The praying mantids are carnivorous insects that belong to the family. There
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-kind-of-bug-is...
aphids, mosquitoes, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, crickets, leaf hoppers, moths etc etc
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200809...
Explore this Topic
Praying mantises feed mainly on bugs such as moths, caterpillars, lacewings, flies, aphids, earwigs and spiders. They can also eat beetles, crickets and fruit ...
The Praying Mantis is a carnivorous insect and feeds on other insects such as fruit flies, crickets, beetles, moths, and bees. They also can eat arachnids and ...
Baby Praying Mantis' eat aphids. A Praying Mantis grows depending on how much food it gets. Flies are the choice food for an adult Praying Mantis. ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com