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Louva-a-Deus Praying Mantis

Mantis religiosa

Description:

about 6 cm size

1 Species ID Suggestions

Praying mantis
Parastagmatoptera sp.


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7 Comments

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

They might all be Hierodula (many species of Hierodula). Sorry, I am not sure if they are Hierodula.

travellingchez
travellingchez 7 years ago

Mr Goldfish any chance you could help me identify what type of mantis these 3 of my spottings are http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/234... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/286... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/111...

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

@Mr. Goldfish: Thanks for your expertise on Mantodea. Would you mind, please, add some reference links illustrating your comments and/or suggestions? This would help for checking, thanks!

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Not Mantis religiosa. Maybe a Oxyopsis or something else.

fl.sunshine
fl.sunshine 8 years ago

It is a praying mantis

BrendaGeib
BrendaGeib 8 years ago

Praying mantis! Cool!

VDjulaini
VDjulaini 8 years ago

Lovely Praying mantis...

SP, Brazil

Spotted on Mar 31, 2013
Submitted on Mar 31, 2013

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