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Muy buen Camuflaje... Extraordinario I love Mantis
Thank you Malcolm and Mark for humoring me. I do not want in any way to detract from the accomplishment and it is still a wonderful image. Great job Mehmet!
I can't see differences to the nymphal forms.
This looks like one of the larval stages of Empusa pennata.
The distribution lists which I have seen for Empusa pennata do not include Turkey but they can be found just to the west. The following paper documents mantid species just to the east of Turkey which may be applicable to Turkey also: http://www.academia.edu/2579602/The_Mant...It might be worth checking these for a possible match.
I can confirm that this looks nothing like the Empusa pennata which we see in Spain and which can be seen here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/113... and here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/113...That said, I do not know which species this actually is.
Congratulations Mehmet!!Wonderful spotting!!
Can someone who knows Mantidae confirm the species? The stated species is the Common Conehead and it does not look like this in images I have seen.
Congratulations! Very nice spotting.
Congratulations Mehmet. Awesome spotting.
Congratulations, Mehmet !
Congratulations on the SOTD Mehmet! What a great image!
Mehmet, congratulations! This incredible duo has earned you Spotting of the Day honors. Thanks for sharing and we look forward to see more amazing nature from you. We've also shared this spotting with our Facebook and Twitter friends. Check the posts out by following these links.Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter: https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/5...
Unreal! Nature never cease to amaze.
Awesome shot. It looks as if its part of the plant.
Fantastic photo. Thanks for sharing.
çok teşekkürler arkadaşlar / thank you dear friends
There are 2 and they both look very much alive!
is it alive?
Lat: 37.61, Long: 36.91
Spotted on Jul 9, 2014 Submitted on Nov 13, 2014
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