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Decimiana hebardii is a rare mid-sized mantid, endemic of center Bolivia. The species of the genus decimiana are very similar, in southern Bolivia, northern Argentina and Paraguay inhabits Decimiana bolivari, a better known leaf mantis.
Dry and transitional forest.
Spotted on Feb 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012
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33 Comments (1–25)
Dancing mantis :)
Mauricio me tome la libertad de poner el genero con mayúscula... Excelente foto felicidades por el SOTD.
Excellent! Congrats :)
Thank you very much!!!!
About the pose. Well, there are some particularly aggressive specimens, like the one on the first photo. You just have to approach a little and they will display. But other individuals, like the one in the second photo, just will ignore you.
cool Congratulations, Mauricio.
Congratulations Mauricio !!
Congrats for the SOTD..!
This is an amazing and lovely photo!
Congratulations Mauricio,, what an Impressive Entry to NOAH !!
Congrats! This is amazing! How did you get it to pose for you? ")
Brilliant capture, Mauricio! Congratulations!
Wonderful spotting! Congratulations!!
Congratulations on your SOTD Mauricio!
Great spotting! Congratulations and welcome to Project Noah!
Wow. What an honor! Thank You very much!!!
Great spot!!! Congrats Mauricio for the SOTD!
Congratulation on this awesome spot and on your first SOTD !
Welcome aboard Mauricio! This great snapshot has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Congratulations! We look forward to seeing many more wildlife photos from you in the future.
"All Mantises belong to the insect order Mantodea. Most species make use of protective coloration to blend in with the foliage or substrate, both to avoid predators, and to better snare their prey."
El momento preciso...
Que precioso, great looking.