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Ant-mimicking Bark Mantis Nymph

Mantoida sp


Small (appox, 4mm long) reddish brown insect.


Was on the trunk of a large pochote tree near the beach.


Thanks to Evgeny Shcherbakov on Flickr for the ID.

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Alex Salcedo
Alex Salcedo 4 years ago


SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago

Thanks Carly! Hopefully someone can ID it. I've tried, but came up with nothing.

Carly Brooke
Carly Brooke 4 years ago

So cool!!

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.19, Long: -85.82

Spotted on Jan 2, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2015

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