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Mantis Nymph

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Description:

Juvenile Preying Mantis (nymph) of unknown type.

Notes:

Photos taken on my 7yo daughters thumb (size reference)

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4 Comments

Very cute!

jeslowery
jeslowery 6 years ago

cool sighting!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

This is a very young mantis nymph. The coloration and shape of the body may help you find an ID. Perhaps you can find something similar on this site. They do have some nymph images on the individual pages. http://brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_mant...

Please consider adding this to the Marvelous Mantids of the World mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1573...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

It is but not like the ones I've seen here in our backyard. they were all much darker. This looks very much like an african species - Miomantis caffra

http://ketenewplymouth.peoplesnetworknz....


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TamDalton
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TamDalton

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Mar 12, 2015
Submitted on Mar 12, 2015

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