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Dry leaf mimic Mantis

Acanthops falcataria


Small mantis that resembles a dead leaf, found in a trunk in the rainforest of Manuel Antonio National Park.



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South American Dead Leaf Mantis
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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Looks like a good spotting for this mission

Thanks for the comment gatorfellows

Thanks for the suggestion

gatorfellows 7 years ago

lovely :)

Thanks Kunzah....

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Wow, I could never recognize that for the life of me! Props to you for this spotting.

So glad you like it, I coudn´t get closer for a better picture, but thats the way in the forest....

KarenSaxton 7 years ago

Great spotting!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 1, 2013
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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