Question by  gymadel (23)

What months do praying mantis lay egg cases?


Answer by  tibby (14)

The female Praying mantis generally lays her eggs just before winter sets in. This put them laying eggs around the end of October to late Novemeber, just before the female dies.


Answer by  luvlexis83 (798)

Praying mantis usually lay around 200 eggs at a time that are inclosed in a hard case consisting of two layers. They ususally leave these cases on the on any hard surface, on the ground, or at the base of different kinds of plants during the spring months in most temperate climates.


Answer by  gutied (36)

Praying mantis lay their eggs beginning in January and lasts all the way through April. The eggs hatch in the Spring months so that their insect prey becomes readily available.


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

In the early months of Autumn female praying mantis begin to lay their eggs. By Falls' end, all mantis' will have finished this part of the birthing cycle. They lay their eggs is a mass of foam. The babies emerge the following year. Depending upon the species of mantis they can produce 30-300 young from their eggs.


Answer by  bl834 (1317)

The mating season for most mantises is in late summer to autumn, as they need several weeks of warm temperatures for the eggs to hatch.


Answer by  shastie (1601)

Usually they will lay the eggs in the fall so, September of October. The female does this before she dies in the frost.

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