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Asian Ant Mantis

Odontomantis planiceps

Description:

Small praying mantis about 6mm long.

Habitat:

Found on a Magnolia Champaca tree.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Ant mimic Mantis
Odontomantis sp


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34 Comments (1–25)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Marta and Tom..

Tom15
Tom15 4 years ago

Congrats Sunny on a great SOTD!

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Congratulations!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Dr.Sherpa.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Congrats Sunny for the SOTD! What a great spotting and great photography!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you once again Dilan..

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Congratulations Sunny!!!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Diaz José Miguel, Mark and Leuba for your appreciation. Yes I have added this to the mission.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Wow, so like an ant ! Congratulations Sunny - well deserved !!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Congrats for the SOTD.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Oh yes! ant mimic mantis are sooo cool! Congrats on a really well deserved SOTD! may I suggest you this mission? http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/3803...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Sergio..

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Yasser and the Project Noah community for this honor... You have really helped me to learn so many new things about the mysterious nature. Love you Projectnoah!!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD and this awesome spotting.

Yasser
Yasser 4 years ago

Sunny, this awesome mantis mimic is our Spotting of the Day! Congrats and thanks for sharing this amazing little creature with us.

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sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Dilan..

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Fantastic!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Mark... They really mimic well... And I saw one stand perfectly still for a long moment to catch a small fruit-fly!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Great shots sunnyjosef. What a fantastic little mimic.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Yes federico.. they are, but good hunters. :-)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Kerry..

kerry.vaneeden
kerry.vaneeden 4 years ago

A very interesting mantis.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you AFWmacrobiodiver...

AFW Afri Wiradhie
AFW Afri Wiradhie 4 years ago

nice shot

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Thank you Reza, Tom and Lisa..

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Lat: 9.99, Long: 76.34

Spotted on Nov 21, 2014
Submitted on Nov 22, 2014

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