Pink Magic Mantis
«Hymenopus coronatus» | Malaysian Orchid Mantis
Phanom Bencha, Thailand
The Malaysian Orchid Mantis, lives on top of the Orchid Blossoms in the rainforests of Indonesia to Malaysia. Their camouflage is so perectly adapted to their surroundings that it is almost impossible to say were the plant ends and the insect starts.
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: Sigma 150 mm + EX II = 300 mm
''Hymenopus coronatus'', also called ''H. bicornis'', is a mantis from the rain forests of Southeast Asia. It is known by various common names including ''walking flower mantis'' and '' orchid mantis''. It is one of several species known as flower mantises from their resemblance and behaviour.