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European Mantis

Mantis religiosa

Description:

Bright green praying mantis. Back looks like leaves

Habitat:

Arid country farmland with some cedar trees and oak tree patches

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1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

This looks to be a female Stagmomantis species. Perhpas S. limbata. They have a blue upper lip, which yours seems to have. :-) http://bugguide.net/node/view/149885

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Elizabeth Kucera
Spotted by
Elizabeth Kucera

Spotted on Aug 8, 2015
Submitted on Aug 9, 2015

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