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Spiny Flower Mantis

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii,

Description:

Another little Flower Mantis. This one was green and whhite and was very well camouflaged.

Habitat:

Riverine savanna. Found between Sphiso campground and the river.


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12 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thank you for that link Mr Goldfish. Seems like they choose a flower to suit their colour - or v/v!?

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Mr Goldfish, that looks like the one! Guess they come in different colours. Last one I saw was pink!

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 5 years ago

Possibly Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii.

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks VFT for the link...

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Gilma... Very hard to get a photograph to do it justice. It kept ducking behind the leaf away from the camera!

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Jae, but it seems the congratulations is a bit premature!

A beauty, Pam.

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

Thanks Ashley. How strange. I could have sworn it was 500! just goes to show, either I saw what I wanted to, or I just lost 50 spottings!!

Jae
Jae 5 years ago

Congratulations, and a real nice one too.

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Your page indicates this is spotting 3450.

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Lat: -26.29, Long: 31.96

Spotted on Apr 6, 2014
Submitted on May 20, 2014

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