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European Mantis

Mantis religiosa


Looks like an albino praying mantis.


A mint plant in our backyard.

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ForestDragon 10 years ago

Hi Richard. This looks like a European Mantis. This is a very pale tan (or cream) individual but it is a normal color for this species. It is not albino. Here are some others similarly colored to yours:

I hope this helps.

keithp2012 10 years ago

Please add to Rare Color Morphs mission

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California, USA

Spotted on Aug 30, 2013
Submitted on Aug 30, 2013

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