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Louva-a-Deus Praying Mantis

Mantis religiosa


about 6 cm size

1 Species ID Suggestions

Praying mantis
Parastagmatoptera sp.

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Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 9 years ago

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

travellingchez 9 years ago

Mr Goldfish any chance you could help me identify what type of mantis these 3 of my spottings are

bayucca 9 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 9 years ago

Not Mantis religiosa. Maybe a Oxyopsis or something else.

fl.sunshine 9 years ago

It is a praying mantis

BrendaGeib 9 years ago

Praying mantis! Cool!

VDjulaini 9 years ago

Lovely Praying mantis...

SP, Brazil

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

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