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Argentine white-crested Mantis.

Stagmatoptera hyaloptera.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Uday
Uday 10 years ago
Mantidae
Stagmatoptera supplicaria Stagmatopterinae
Ashish
Ashish 10 years ago
Argentine white-crested mantis
Stagmatoptera hyaloptera Stagmatoptera hyaloptera (Perty, 1832) - male. | Mantis Study Group


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17 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hi Daniela I just spotted its Indian relative....
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/146...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Welcome Daniela.

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thank you Ashish for the ID.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Daniela if you check following link great macro of Mantis shows this is in same genus... Stagmomantis
http://www.thetegu.com/showthread.php?50...

DB
DB 10 years ago

Hi Ashish-
Do you think this a Green Praying Mantis? The term Praying Mantis refers only to Mantis religiosa or it is extended to other genera? For me Stagmatoptera is right, but there many Stagmatoptera in Argentina, they are very similar and I can´t distinguish them very well.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Green Praying Mantis

Uday
Uday 10 years ago

your welcome!

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thank you @u1151994 for your suggestion!

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thank you @bayucca for the help!

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago

The spots remembers me of Stagmomantis sp.??? Definitely a Mantidae.

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thank you Jolly!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Nice to see a mantis from halfway around the globe.

DB
DB 10 years ago

¡Muchas Gracias harsuame & Hugo!

DB
DB 10 years ago

Thanks a lot Mayra!

Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 10 years ago

nunca había visto una mantos así, que hermosa, felicidades por la toma

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Bella toma!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 10 years ago

Wow!!!!! Great shot! Nice series!

DB
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DB

Salta, Salta, Argentina

Spotted on Feb 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 29, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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