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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 7 years ago

Incredible spot and photos.

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 7 years ago

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

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

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

MelissaFerguson
Spotted by
MelissaFerguson

Melbourne, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.12, Long: -80.64

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

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