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NZ Praying Mantis (nymph)

Orthodera novaezealandiae


As adults, Orthodera novaezealandiae they are bright green and grow to between in 40 mm 35 mm in length, but as nymphs, they are pale, translucent green with a dark stripe running head to end of abdomen. This little one was spotted at McEwan park, Petone.

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DespinaTsafetopoulou 11 years ago

Bugs and other critters, fascinate me...So I am a bit experienced in noticing them...That's all :)
And thanks for the comment, dear @alicelongmartin

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

You have good eyes for something that tiny!

Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Nov 14, 2012
Submitted on Nov 14, 2012

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