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Mantis Fly

Description:

Mantis fly. Neither a mantis nor a fly, this is a relative of lacewings and owlflies, and it is a great example of convergent evolution. Read more: http://www.ecolibrary.org/page/DP880

Habitat:

Garden

Notes:

It was on my glass window inside the house, wanted to get out.

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Mantis Fly
Spaminta minjerribae Mantis Fly | Lochman Transparencies


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10 Comments

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Very cool.

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

thanks Ingrid and Gilma

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

thanks Ingrid and Gilma

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

thanks Ingrid and Gilma

What a lovely creature, fantastic eyes!!

JanineLingTurner
JanineLingTurner 7 years ago

your very welcome, i enjoyed the challenge :D nice spotting.

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

thanks Janine for the ID.
sorry for my 3x comment, just tried my android apps ... so slow and awkward.

JanineLingTurner
JanineLingTurner 7 years ago


nice spotting!

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

it has an amazing eyes, looks like a star.

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 7 years ago

What a totally cool beastie!

SukesihGuna
Spotted by
SukesihGuna

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Nov 2, 2013
Submitted on Nov 5, 2013

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