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Carolina mantis

Stagmomantis carolina

Description:

Carolina mantis eating sachem butterfly (Atalopedes campestris)

Habitat:

Garden


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27 Comments (1–25)

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

It certainly is Dan - & spotted exactly a year ago yesterday! Coincidentally, I spotted my first adult mantis of the year yesterday, which I will post shortly.

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

The one that started it all! Great series Karen! Now I know there is more than one spotting with a mantis eating a butterfly.

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thank you Carol! Who can believe that was less than a year ago!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 5 years ago

WOW! Your first spot uploaded and so so amazing!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thank you Antonio! This is still one of my favorites especially as it was the spotting that led me to Project Noah!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 5 years ago

i have the same wish as Goody i'am seiing my friends first's spottings, to remember the begining :) you began very well :)congratulations your spotting page is awesome Karen

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Yep, it all began with this little guy! I posted him on Facebook & got some horrified comments from some of my friends & then stumbled upon the Project Noah site the same day - the rest as they say is history!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 5 years ago

I wanted to go way back in your album and see where it all began. ;-)

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thank you Viv & md! This was my first ever spotting on Project Noah but still one of my favorites!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Great series Karen!

mdwildlife
mdwildlife 5 years ago

wow! very cool shot. Nicely captured

achmmad
achmmad 5 years ago

You're welcome! :) keep up good work!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thank you so much for all your kind comments Achmmad!

achmmad
achmmad 5 years ago

Great capture! And also love all of your spotting. :) Thanks for sharing ...

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thanks Carol!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 5 years ago

WOW! Excellent series!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thanks Ismael!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Yes it took about 20 minutes to consume this lunch - it was fascinating to watch though the sound effects were a little gruesome!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

Awesome!

Arun
Arun 5 years ago

Heavy lunch .. nice capture !!!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Thanks martini!

MartinL
MartinL 5 years ago

Action shots are the best. Well done.

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Harsha! We have a lot of mantids round here & I regularly find them with the remnants of a meal but this time I was lucky enough to witness the 'kill' & it hung around long enough for me to grab my camera & get a few shots.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 6 years ago

Carolina...here is your namesake. haha..nice spotting by the way. Never saw a mantis feeding before.

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks!

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.84, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Aug 13, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2011

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