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Mantis Fly

Austromantispa imbecilla




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7 Comments

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 6 years ago

Wow! I've only seen one of these my whole life

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Great looking insect, Looks like a cross between a fly and a mantis. So amazing.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Stephen.......this is so cool!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 6 years ago

Lol @ elbows. There have been at least two species show up here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/180... is one that might have been easily missed except it was sitting on a curtain by the computer demanding to be photographed. I am not certain of the id on this. Brisbane insects has done an awesome job of putting species online but they have a limited palette to work with.

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Interesting looking fly.

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

The three on the link to Brisbane all look a but different. I've only seen one species in Melbourne. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/819...
Looks like his elbows on the table.

Elsa
Elsa 6 years ago

Very cool!

StephenSolomons
Spotted by
StephenSolomons

Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.38, Long: 151.48

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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