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Wandering violin mantis

Gongylus gongylodes


Looks like a leaf insect or praying mantis


Tropical dry climate - found in indoors

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Wandering violin mantis
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theveganpanda 9 years ago

@Mark: it was in my room.
@Dragon: sure thanks :)

ForestDragon 9 years ago

Great find! They are very interesting looking. This would be a nice addition to the Marvelous Mantids of the World mission:

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Amazing creatures. Was this in Pondy or more back in the hills?

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Puducherry, Puducherry, India

Spotted on Nov 16, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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