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Ghost Mantis

Phyllocrania paradoxa

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Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

this spot could be a good fit for Mimetic Animals mission

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Removed from the "Signs of Wildlife" mission, as it doesn't fit the description. That mission is for "the bones, fossils, webs, eggs, tracks, and other signs of wildlife" and not the actual animals themselves.

Also, you seem to have a few other spottings that are mistakenly in that mission. Will you please edit them and remove them from there? Thanks!

Alessio
Alessio 9 years ago

It was in captivity. Thank for the name of the mantis!

Walking Leaf
Walking Leaf 9 years ago

This is a subadult female of Phyllocrania paradoxa, the Ghost Mantis! Did you find this in the wild? This is an African species and not native to Italia. They are keps as pets in Europe.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

good spotting ! I hope you find out what type of leaf insect it is.

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Buen camuflaje e imitación

Alessio
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Alessio

PIE, Italy

Spotted on May 3, 2012
Submitted on May 10, 2012

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