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Empusa pennata Empusa pennata, nymph. Animalia,Arthropoda,Conehead Mantis,Empusa pennata,Empusidae,Insecta,Mantodea,biodiversity,mantis,nymph,preying mantis Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (7)

  1. Wow, just wow!

    PS: can you please set the country?
    Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
    1. Yes, of course! Done* Thanks a lot, Cheers! Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
  2. Fantastic! I'd really like one of these to add to my weird insect collection! Posted 6 years ago
    1. Eeheh ;) It's a beautiful insect and a fantastic one to take some photos, very expressive and most challenging to get properly in focus. Thanks a lot for your feedback, cheers* Posted 6 years ago
  3. My answer is also wow:-)!!! Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot for your feedback! Cheers* Posted 6 years ago
  4. Beauuuutiful specimen ;-) Posted 5 months ago

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''Empusa pennata'', common names conehead mantis in English and ''mantis palo'' in Spanish, is a species of praying mantis in genus ''Empusa''. It can be found in Spain and parts of Portugal and France.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Oct 25, 2015. Captured Apr 9, 2015 17:16.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO400
  • 195mm