Praying Mantis Egg Case

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Praying Mantis Egg Cases are back in stock for a limited time!

See 75 to 200 baby mantises, or nymphs, emerge from a Praying Mantis Egg Case! Once they hatch, release all of your nymphs so they can play their role in nature. 

Unique Experience

  • Learn about incomplete metamorphosis
  • Watch baby mantises (nymphs) emerge from their egg case
  • Makes biology fun and accessible
  • Teaches mindfulness

Ready to Learn?

  • Egg cases are available now until May, or until supplies last. Allow 3 to 12 weeks to hatch.
  • Your egg case will hatch more quickly if you place it in a warm environment. Do not place in direct sunlight.
  • Daytime temperatures must be 55-85 degrees Fahrenheit or above when you release your mantises.
  • We cannot ship live insects to Mexico, Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, APO, FPO or DPO addresses.
  • Our escape-proof Pop Up Port-A-Bug makes a great egg case habitat!

Comes with

  • Egg Case (contains 75-200 nymphs). 
  • Praying Mantis Quick Guide. 

Due to the many variables involved in raising a praying mantis, Insect Lore does not guarantee that your baby praying mantis will grow to adulthood.


Ages 4+ 
SKU# L700


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