A praying mantis is an insect with a frightening appearance but harmless to humans. It is not surprising that the praying mantis was chosen as a pet because it can be useful as a pest exterminator in the garden or as a pet in captivity.
Many gardeners, farmers, and mantis owners think about cute mantis names while caring for them.
Praying mantis names can come from any idea that comes to mind, such as the name of a favorite film, a favorite fictional character, the name of a fruit, or the name of an idol.
Just like other pets, praying mantis owners think of a suitable name for their favorite pet. Let’s see what are some good names for our praying mantis.
What Do You Call A Mantis?
Praying mantis get their name from their characteristics with very long front legs and they hold their position that reminds people of praying.
The scientific name of mantis is Mantidae and there are around 1800 species of mantis around the world.
The most common characteristics of each species of praying mantis are long necks with a triangular head, can turn their heads 180 degrees, front legs with rows of sharp spines, and have wings when adults.
Praying Mantis Names
I’m getting a new mantis and I need name ideas. That’s all what every pet owner says when they want to give a name to their beloved pet.
If you are confused about choosing a name for your praying mantis, use the mantis genera or species to make it interesting.
Mantis religiosa, Ameles, Empusa, Iris, Litaneutria, Thesprotia, Tenodera, Oligonicella are some European and North American genera.
Clever Mantis Names
To make it easier for you to find clever names for praying mantis as pets, use the table below according to their gender.
|Female Praying Mantis Names||Male Praying Mantis Names|
|Hellebore, Limelight (green flowers)||Scyther / Scizor (after a Pokemon)|
|Honeysuckle||Green Lantern (Superhero)|
|Slap Chop (food chopper)||Legolas (Lord of The Rings)|
|Billie Eillishie (named after the singer)||Kamacuras (Godzilla)|
There’s a lot of possibilities for praying mantis names, and you can take mantis genera, artist names, country names, movie names, fictional characters, fruit and vegetable names, etc. Create as interesting a name as possible for your beloved pet.
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