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Green mantis

Sphodromantis gastrica

Description:

Sphodromantis gastrica, common name African mantis or common green mantis, is a species of praying mantis from Africa.



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5 Comments

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 5 years ago

It does not seem to be a Sphodromantis.
This is a Sphodromantis
http://www.keepinginsects.com/images/sph...
This is said to be Miomantis caffra
http://www.flickr.com/photos/52197480@N0...

These are so awesome. How are you taking these?

chantel.minnaar
chantel.minnaar 8 years ago

Amazing!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Fascinating, so sharp!

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

I can't stop staring at these photos. they're spellbinding, particularly the first photo.

NeilHarris
Spotted by
NeilHarris

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Lat: -26.16, Long: 27.92

Spotted on Feb 9, 2011
Submitted on Mar 11, 2011

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