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Spiny Bark Mantis

Gyromantis kraussi (male)


This is a winged male. The females look quite different and are wingless. This mantis was around 2.5cm long and very well camouflaged against the tree bark.


Found on a tree trunk on a cattle station, in area of tropical grassland with few trees.

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Felix Fleck
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Felix Fleck

QLD, Australia

Spotted on Aug 8, 2009
Submitted on Jul 1, 2017

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