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Grizzled Mantid Ootheca

Gonatista grisea


Small matid ootheca (egg case) in a hole on the palm tree that it fit almost perfectly inside.


Palm tree on the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

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Tukup 2 years ago

Not speaking "ootheca-ese" I assumed I was looking at a mantid like none I've ever seen before. Thanks for the write-up :-) Great catch to see that tiny egg case. Thanks Machi.

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Spotted on Dec 30, 2018
Submitted on Apr 7, 2019

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