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Male Praying Mantis - Statilia pallida Male Praying Mantis of the species Statilia pallida.<br />
This one is mostly grey/brown in colour but they can also be found in green colour.<br />
The venations of the forewings are translucent whereas the venations of the hindwings are black. Anilao,Batangas,Mabini,Mantis,Philippines,Praying Mantis,Statilia pallida Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Male Praying Mantis - Statilia pallida

Male Praying Mantis of the species Statilia pallida.
This one is mostly grey/brown in colour but they can also be found in green colour.
The venations of the forewings are translucent whereas the venations of the hindwings are black.

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  1. What a stunner! Can it actually fly? Posted 10 days ago
    1. Yes, the males can fly very well.
      The female too, but if they are heavy with eggs (as they lays batches of Ootheca), they can only fly short distances.
      Posted 10 days ago

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Statilia pallida is a species of Praying Mantis from the family of Mantidae.

Similar species: Mantises
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Dec 2, 2019. Captured Jul 23, 2018 21:18.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm