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Metallic #1 This Metallyticus splendidus has a metallic look to it, hence its name Irisdescent Bark Mantis.  They are more likely to be found on dead tree trunks under barks. Bark Mantis,Irisdescent Bark Mantis,Malaysia,Mantis,Metallyticus splendidus,Penang,Praying Mantis Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Metallic #1

This Metallyticus splendidus has a metallic look to it, hence its name Irisdescent Bark Mantis. They are more likely to be found on dead tree trunks under barks.

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  1. Awesome! Love this bark mantis series <3. Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thanks, Christine :)
      This guys are cool and rare find!
      Posted 4 months ago

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''Metallyticus splendidus'' is a rare species of praying mantis found in Southeast Asia. It has an iridescent appearance.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Jun 16, 2021. Captured Jun 15, 2021 00:41.
  • TG-6
  • f/5.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 11.88mm