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Snake Mantis  - Kongobatha diademata Egg capsual attached to top of a leaf. Australia,Geotagged,Kongobatha diademata,Snake Mantis,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Snake Mantis - Kongobatha diademata

Egg capsual attached to top of a leaf.

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  1. Well spotted! Posted one month ago
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This mantis species is restricted to the East Coast of Australia, Is difficult to find due to its small size (little more than 2.5cm/1 in for an adult) and pale green coloration that closely matches the leaf color of many Eucalyptus and Angophora species where it locates.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Ernst
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Oct 16, 2021. Captured Aug 6, 2016 14:02 in 10 Mcmahons Rd, North Nowra NSW 2541, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO1600
  • 55mm