Friday 11 May 2012

Devil's-flower Praying Mantis

Worked in the kibbutz gardens this morning so no birding but this stunning Devil's-flower Praying Mantis (Blepharopsis mendicadeserves to be shown off. I'm not sure if these are widespread here or not - when the camouflage is this good it's easy to be overlooked. You can make out a blue patch on the upper inside of its coxa. Not sure why it has these.


happy1892 said...
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happy1892 said...

What country is she from? :)

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