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Egyptian Flower Mantis Nymph

Blepharopsis mendica


small mantis nymph, white and green stripes


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


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

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40 Comments (1–25)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 9 years ago

Thank you all!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 9 years ago

Great insect! Love it!

ToshimiDowaki 9 years ago

Amazing series!

rams4d 9 years ago

Impressive, Congrats !!!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Well done!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

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

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 9 years ago

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

dburb3333 9 years ago


Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

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

TL 9 years ago

Marvelous! truly well camouflaged

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Amazing beauty! Congrats! Well shot!

Tom15 9 years ago

Great shot, congratulations on SOTD!

Congratulations !

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 9 years ago

What a great critter. Congratulations for your SOTD !!

RiekoS 9 years ago

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

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Congratulations, Bernadette! :)

FlorianMeier 9 years ago

What a beauty! Amazing.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Congratulations..Very well deserved and really amazing :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD, it is well deserved.

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Love it's eyes!

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Congratulations Bernadette, wonderful series!

staccyh 9 years ago

Lovely series, congrats on sotd.

Congrats on the SOTD ! :)

JillBlack 9 years ago

Beautiful Mantis. Congratulations on SOTD

ChunXingWong 9 years ago

Extraordinary spotting !

Bernadette S
Spotted by
Bernadette S

South Sinai Governorate, Egypt

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

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