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Mantis Fly

Austromantispa imbecilla

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Jack Settle
Jack Settle 7 years ago

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

KerryHawkins 7 years ago

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

LeanneGardner 7 years ago

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

StephenSolomons 7 years ago

Lol @ elbows. There have been at least two species show up here 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 7 years ago

Interesting looking fly.

MartinL 7 years ago

The three on the link to Brisbane all look a but different. I've only seen one species in Melbourne.
Looks like his elbows on the table.

Elsa 7 years ago

Very cool!

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

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

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