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Grizzled Mantis or Lichen Mimic

Gonatista grisea

Description:

Mottled gray, green and brown and overall body shape is broad and flattened.

Habitat:

This was found on a Live Oak Tree.

Notes:

A species of praying mantis native to the Southern United States. May also be known as a Florida Bark Mantis.

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4 Comments

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 7 years ago

Thank you very much Mary...really appreciate your comment!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 8 years ago

Incredible spot and photos.

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 8 years ago

Thank you for the compliment, Maria! I removed the duplicate.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

cool series! The second and third photos seem to be the same.

MelissaFerguson
Spotted by
MelissaFerguson

Melbourne, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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