Location : Palode, Thiruvananthapuram
23-11-2010 – Observed one ootheca attached in a twig.
White in colour
27-12-2010 – twelve baby mantises emerged
They fighting each other when coming face to face
One to one and half centimeter in length
Abdomen curved upwards
It dispersed very quickly in different plants
17-01-2011 – Dissected the egg case after 21 days and found 4 eggs were not hatched.
The unhatched eggs were in decaying stage.