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Tiny Mantis When I spotted this beautiful creature I was puzzled by it&#039;s size, &quot;is it a baby Mantis? Is it a Dwarf mantis?&quot;<br />
Turns out it really is a Dwarf mantis! Incredible.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/130031/european_dwarf_mantis.html" title="European dwarf mantis"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/5939/130031_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1661990410&Signature=cVPA1A7QolfaTAgCiB8iaDjq2dc%3D" width="122" height="152" alt="European dwarf mantis Another perspective:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/125131/tiny_mantis.html Ameles spallanzania,Europe,European dwarf mantis,Fall,Geotagged,Macro,Portugal,insect" /></a></figure> Ameles spallanzania,Europe,European dwarf mantis,Fall,Geotagged,Portugal,insect Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Tiny Mantis

When I spotted this beautiful creature I was puzzled by it's size, "is it a baby Mantis? Is it a Dwarf mantis?"
Turns out it really is a Dwarf mantis! Incredible.

European dwarf mantis Another perspective:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/125131/tiny_mantis.html Ameles spallanzania,Europe,European dwarf mantis,Fall,Geotagged,Macro,Portugal,insect

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''Ameles spallanzania'', common name European dwarf mantis, is a species of praying mantis belonging to the genus ''Ameles''.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Flavio
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Uploaded Dec 3, 2021. Captured Nov 29, 2021 09:34 in 4654+6R Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm