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Giant African Mantis Nymph

Sphodromantis viridis


Exoskeleton of a recently molted mantis. Can you spot the mantis?


spotted on the horse mint plant in my desert garden

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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 months ago

Yes, the mint is growing in my desert garden. And I agree - the best mint!

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 6 months ago

It walks on Mentha longifolia var. schimperi, called by the Bediun "habag", the best mint !

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Lat: 28.49, Long: 34.51

Spotted on May 25, 2018
Submitted on Sep 23, 2018

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