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The next step Empusa pennata, female nymph. Conehead Mantis,Empusa pennata,arthopoda,biodiversity,insecta,insects,macro,mantodea Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Absolutely superb! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! Cheers Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great shot. I love it. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you! Cheers Posted 4 years ago
  3. Beautiful capture, superb mantis. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot! :) Cheers Posted 3 years ago
  4. Superb presentation of this unique mantis. Posted 2 years 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 Nov 18, 2016. Captured Nov 17, 2016 12:56.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm