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African mantis

Sphodromantis viridis

Description:

Sphodromantis viridis is a species of praying mantis that is kept worldwide as a pet.

Notes:

Visiting our balcony.


1 Species ID Suggestions

Salvi
Salvi 7 years ago
Sphodromantis viridis


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4 Comments

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Yes, I can imagine! I think mantises are great posers! Very photogenic, and (often) seem to keep still - as though they like you to take as many photos as possible... :-)

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 7 years ago

Thanks Ann! Making this pictures was very funny for me; when the mantis saw me, it stopped moving

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Nice shots!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 7 years ago

Gracias Salvi!

Noe and Pili
Spotted by
Noe and Pili

Málaga, Andalucía, Spain

Lat: 36.72, Long: -4.48

Spotted on Dec 23, 2011
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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