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Orthodera ministralis nymph An elegant little mantis pre sub-adult juvenile female, 25 mm in length. The pink eye stripe and mandibles are of special note here.  Australia,Australian Green Mantis,Geotagged,Macro,Mantis,Orthodera ministralis,Spring,insect,invertebrate,nymph Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Orthodera ministralis nymph

An elegant little mantis pre sub-adult juvenile female, 25 mm in length. The pink eye stripe and mandibles are of special note here.

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  1. Cool! It looks like it's wearing a pair of Inuit sunglasses! Posted 6 days ago
    1. Ha ha, perfect! Why didn't I think of that? No chance of snow round here though! Posted 6 days ago
      1. Lol, definitely no snow for you ;) Posted 5 days ago

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''Orthodera ministralis'', common name Garden Mantis or Australian Green Mantis, is a species of praying mantis from Australia. The Garden Mantis inhabits the whole of Australia, and can often be found hidden in leafy scrub from ground to eye level.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Oct 11, 2018. Captured Sep 25, 2018 11:00 in 5 Parkway Ave, Bar Beach NSW 2300, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm