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Egyptian Flower Mantis Nymph

Blepharopsis mendica

Description:

small mantis nymph, white and green stripes

Habitat:

spotted on an acacia tree in a coastal desert wadi (Wadi G'Nai)

Notes:

aka Devil's Flower Mantis, Thistle Mantis, and Arab Mantis

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40 Comments (1–25)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 5 years ago

Thank you all!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 5 years ago

Great insect! Love it!

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 5 years ago

Amazing series!

rams4d
rams4d 5 years ago

Impressive, Congrats !!!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 5 years ago

Well done!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

must be a lovely sight! As it is these are friendly creatures.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 5 years ago

Thank you! Shokran! It is an honor and I am happy to share some desert critters from Egypt with with world. :-)

dburb3333
dburb3333 5 years ago

Nice

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 5 years ago

oh my word...this is amazing!!!

TL
TL 5 years ago

Marvelous! truly well camouflaged

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 5 years ago

Amazing beauty! Congrats! Well shot!

Tom15
Tom15 5 years ago

Great shot, congratulations on SOTD!

Congratulations !

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 5 years ago

What a great critter. Congratulations for your SOTD !!

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Congratulations, Bernadette! This is new to my eyes and thank you so much for sharing.

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Congratulations, Bernadette! :)

FlorianMeier
FlorianMeier 5 years ago

What a beauty! Amazing.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Congratulations..Very well deserved and really amazing :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD, it is well deserved.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Love it's eyes!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Bernadette, wonderful series!

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

Lovely series, congrats on sotd.

Congrats on the SOTD ! :)

JillBlack
JillBlack 5 years ago

Beautiful Mantis. Congratulations on SOTD

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

Extraordinary spotting !

Bernadette S
Spotted by
Bernadette S

جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Lat: 28.45, Long: 34.45

Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2013

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