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Praying Mantis (African)

Miomantis cf. caffra


A green mantis with a pink waistband... and pink eye stripes! Miomantis is a genus of praying mantis in the subfamily Miomantinae, native to Southern Africa. Adults of M. caffra are usually 32-60 mm long, pale green or brown, occasionally with pink or purplish colouration near base of fore-wing; hind wings green or bright yellow.

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Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 5 years ago

Possibly Miomantis.

ForestDragon 5 years ago

Those pink eye stripes are interesting as well. Very bulbous eyes!

Spotted by

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Lat: -26.29, Long: 31.96

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on May 20, 2014

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