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At the close of day Iris oratoria, nymph. Iris oratoria,arthropoda,biodiversity,insecta,mantodea,nymph Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. A work of art! Posted one year ago
    1. :) thanks! Posted one year ago
  2. Oh! That is so lovely! Well done. Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks so much, Christine, cheers* Posted one year ago

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''Iris oratoria'', known by the common name Mediterranean mantis or iris mantis, 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
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Jul 7, 2018. Captured Jul 6, 2018 19:41.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/4.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm