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Indian Bark Mantis

Humbertiella ceylonica.

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4 Comments

Bayucca, thank you very much for the ID.

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

This is a Bark Mantis, Liturgusidae, sometimes also called Lichen Mantis. There are some genus in India, I can only remember Humbertiella. Take it as a hint for further re-search...
Could be Humbertiella ceylonica.
http://www.bugzuk.com/insects/praying-ma...
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/view_cat...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALf-SgRh...
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...

Thank you Dr.P. :))

drP
drP 6 years ago

Beautiful camouflage. Nice spotting!

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Spotted on Sep 16, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2014

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