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Waiting with open arms Praying mantis have such personality in their eyes...  Europe,Fall,Geotagged,Iris oratoria,Macro,Mediterranean mantis,Portugal,insect,praying mantis Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Nice one Flavio Posted 7 months ago
    1. I really appreciate your feedback Calbost, thanks ;-) Posted 7 months ago

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"Iris oratoria" is a widespread species of praying mantis native to Europe. It is found as an introduced species in the Middle East, Western Asia and the United States. "Iris oratoria" invaded southern California in the 1930s and seems to be spreading.

Similar species: Mantises
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2022. Captured Sep 29, 2021 08:31 in Quinta Argentina, Moncarapacho, Faro, 8700-100 Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm