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Unicorn Mantis

Phyllovates chlorophaea

Description:

Mantinae, Mantini, Mantis. Really small



1 species ID suggestions

SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago
Unicorn Mantis
Phyllovates chlorophaea or cornuta Phyllovates chlorophaena

28 Comments (1–25)

Marlon829
Marlon829 4 years ago

congrats for the spotting

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Jajaja Gracias mop! jaja

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 4 years ago

Felicidades mae!

Tom15
Tom15 4 years ago

Congrats on a great spotting!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Once more thank you!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 4 years ago

What a cool little creature. Nice spotting congrats :)

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 4 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD..what an amazing insect indeed !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Amazing little creature. Congratulations.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Thank you all! I'm really flattered that you like these shots

rams4d
rams4d 4 years ago

Superb !!!

BioEu
BioEu 4 years ago

Wow! It really seems like some kind of vine!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Oh wow Sigg thanks for the ID!! Yes indeed, even amongst those green leaves it was really hard to see, I spotted it, went for my camera and it took me many minutes to find it again.

SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago

These little guys are great stick mimics, if they are in the branches of a bush you can't hardly see them.

aswedishelf
aswedishelf 4 years ago

Very nice! Amazing little mantis.

Congrats too!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Thanks alot for the love and support! I hope we can ID this bad boy!

Sew
Sew 4 years ago

congratz on SOTD...nice one

wahhh

Awesome capture José Miguel,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Felicidades Jose Miguel por el SOTD, magnifica especie ojala pronto tenemos la ID.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Wow so cool to have the shot of the day! Specially with so many good and interesting spottings. Its such and honor, this sure motivates me to keep sharing! Thanks to all.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Congratulations Diaz ! He looks like a piece of twisted wire. Excellent spotting !!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD ...looking forward to more fabulous shots with the new camera.

Yasser
Yasser 4 years ago

Congratulations! This tiny wonder has been selected as Spotting of the Day! What a wonderful series of photographs showcasing this fascinating little creature. Thanks for sharing the beauty of Costa Rica!

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LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

¡Increible José Miguel!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Gracias Juan!

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.45, Long: -84.06

Spotted on Nov 11, 2014
Submitted on Nov 11, 2014

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