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Mantis Gentleness (Blepharopsis mendica) Scary looking mantis waiting on a branch. Blepharopsis mendica,Insects,Macro,Mantis Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies intro

Mantis Gentleness (Blepharopsis mendica)

Scary looking mantis waiting on a branch.

    comments (7)

  1. Wow, chipopo, this is god-like. Welcome to JungleDragon. Is this a mantis? Posted 7 years ago
    1. Hi Lion,thanks
      yes ,this is mantis - the right name : Blepharopsis mendica
      Posted 7 years ago
      1. Thanks chipopo, truly awesome photo!

        By the way, my name is not Lion. That's my class :)
        Posted 7 years ago
  2. Wonderful! I love Mantis! Posted 7 years ago
  3. Gorgeous creature, beautifully captured! Posted 7 years ago
  4. The master of camouflage, nice shot! Posted 7 years ago
  5. Amazing! Posted 7 months ago

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''Blepharopsis mendica'' is a species of praying mantis found in North Africa and on the Canary Islands. Devil's flower mantis, Egyptian flower mantis, thistle mantis, and arab mantis are among its common names.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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By shimi eni

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Uploaded Jul 14, 2011. Captured Jan 27, 2011 11:30.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/8
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 150mm