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  1. Absolutely beautiful 'Glass Mantis'. They are translucent in colour and can have red or blue coloured patches on them.
    At a guess, I would say that the mantis above is a male, although it's difficult to count the number of segments on the abdomen (Females have up to 6 and are generally bulkier, Males have up to 8 and are generally thinner and more skittish).

    Here's a video where you can see just how they get their name!
    Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
    1. Really cool that you managed to ID this, Stuart, thanks! Posted one year ago
      1. You know me, keen eye for ants and mantis species ;) Posted one year ago
      2. Thank you.. Posted one year ago
    2. Too good video..Thank you Dear Stuart Nathaniel..
      Posted one year ago
      1. My pleasure, please do keep the pictures of praying mantis coming :) Posted one year ago

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Sinomantis denticulata, common name Glass Mantis, is a small mantis in the Sinomantis genus.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Stuart Nathaniel
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Uploaded Aug 2, 2018. Captured Nov 19, 2017 09:04 in Gunjur-Doddakannelli Rd, Carmelaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560087, India.
  • NIKON D750
  • f/10.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm