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    Hi--
    I was wondering how you know when B. dubia are mature. I know that males have wings, but how do you know when the females are mature? Are there any characteristics that distinguish them from the nymphs? I got 50 of them a couple of weeks ago, and some of them are pretty big. None have wings, but I thought maybe they just sent me all females.
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    Both sexes have wings. They are mature after their last molt when they grow wings. :mrgreen:
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    I had read everywhere that the females don't have wings, but looking at a few pics, I guess they do have rudimentary wings, while the males have fully functional ones. So I guess once they both have wings, they are mature. Thanks for the reply.
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    One of mine molted into an adult today. Looks to be a female.
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    Females are jet black usually with some spots on the back, males have wings...as with females don't.

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