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Known by a variety of common names including Malaysian orchid mantis, Malaysian orchid praying mantis, and orchid mantis
can't believe i missed this!
You can add this amazing mantis to "Organisms of Java" mission, http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1268...
So cool. Love the camouflage..
What a great series. Would you consider adding this to Arthropods of Indonesia mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1773...
Congratulations Ian, this awesome spotting is featured in the Project Noah today, which is on "Masters of Disguise"! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/2990181...
Fanatismo que hermosura
Wow I have never seen anything quite like this. You sir, are one lucky person! : )
Beautiful mantis, it seems so delicate...ballerina like; I can picture it dancing in "Fantasía" =)
WoW really amazing !! I didn´t know that this type of mantis could exist !!
Its True learning lesson for me... Great creature..!!
Congrats on the SotD! This is a seriously amazing organism, fantastic photos!
What an awesome creature!
Wow, what an amazing series. Congrats on being chosen as Spotting of the Day!"A master of disguise, the rare Orchid Mantis has developed a pretty clever adaptation. Its legs are made to resemble the pedals of a luxurious and striking white orchid."Facebook: http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/29...Twitter: http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/15...
the mantis blends so well with the enviro... nice!
Lat: -6.98, Long: 108.48
Spotted on Sep 5, 2011 Submitted on Dec 22, 2011
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