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African praying mantis

Sphodromantis viridis

Description:

± 7 cm - i think this is a female - she is looking for a meal amongst the lavender

Habitat:

lavender bush in garden


1 Species ID Suggestions

African mantis / African praying mantis
Sphodromantis viridis African mantis


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4 Comments

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 5 years ago

Yes, but I do not know the other Miomantis species. Are there any others that live there?

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 5 years ago

Do you think it is this mantis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miomantis_c... ?

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 5 years ago

Not Sphodromantis. Maybe a Miomantis.

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 6 years ago

Ja, einste. Dankie Johan

Smith Zoo
Spotted by
Smith Zoo

Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -34.13, Long: 18.40

Spotted on Sep 27, 2012
Submitted on Sep 27, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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