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Mantis

Description:

Small Mantis, 2cm leg span...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Banded flower mantis
Theopropus elegans http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/nis/bulletin2008/2008nis211-214.pdf


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22 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

Thank you Rieko , Smith'sZoo !

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Lovely series!

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Amazing creature. Beautiful pictures.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

@Adarsha, Leuba, RootiB - Thanks a lot !!

RootiB
RootiB 9 years ago

Adorable! yet fierce:) <3

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

what a little beauty - you do find some awesome creatures Nuwan !

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Very nice..dancing miracle :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Yoko.. :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Looks like a ballet dancer. Very beautiful!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Sachin !

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

wonderful,,

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

@Ignacio, i have found similar looking nymps in Genus: Creobroter
http://www.gurdersmantis.com/creobroterp...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you Bernadette and Oneng !

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 9 years ago

pretty one ..

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 9 years ago

Great series!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Ignacio !! i will check...

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Amazing shot!!! Don't take this suggestion too seriously (cause i'm not so sure) but it looks like a nymph of some species in the family Hymenopodidae, because of the shape of it's eyes...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Chief !!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

:-) thank you Leslie..!

LeslieBushCorpuz
LeslieBushCorpuz 9 years ago

Looks like a little wood fairy! Cute!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Atul :)

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

A dancing mantis .... cool :-)

NuwanChathuranga
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NuwanChathuranga

බස්නාහිර පළාත, Sri Lanka

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

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