Study on the gender identification of praying mantids (Dictyoptera: Mantodea)
Sadaf Fatimah, Riffat Sultana and Muhammad Saeed Wagan
Praying Mantis is very fascinating group of insect because of its prey capturing, carnivorous, camouflage and reproductive behavior. Insect laid eggs in complex ootheca, it is elongated and remain motionless for longer time. Apart from these all peculiarities its sex differentiation is too difficult. So, in the present study some basic tools are designed for gender identification. This parameter has been studied for first time.