Category: mantodea

“Say ahh” Sphodromantis gastrica (…

“Say ahh” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) adult female opens wide for the mantis doctor. #sphrodromantisgastrica #sphrodromantis #africanmantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #insects #arthropoda #invertebrate #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch #doctor
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“Morta” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii…

“Morta” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) sub-adult male nymph. He has two lovely ladies for him, as long as he doesn’t molt too soon.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch #morta #Atropos #fates #mythology
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“Never forget arm day” Idolomantis…

“Never forget arm day” Idolomantis diabolica (devil’s flower mantis) L4 nymph looking so ripped.
Sidenote: Seems I had my camera resolution set way low; photos should be much clearer now. #idolomantisdiabolica #idolo #devilsflowermantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch
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“I’m hearing…” Pseudo…

“I’m hearing…” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) sub-adult female nymph, Nona, has heard I have flies and is wondering if she can have extra.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insects #bugs #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #nona #clotho #fates #mythology #personification #fatgirl
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“Glamorous” Idolomantis diabolica …

“Glamorous” Idolomantis diabolica (devil’s flower mantis) L2 nymph’s beauty shot. #idolomantisdiabolica #idolo #devilsflowermantis #mantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #exotic #pets #aliens #mantismonarch #adorable
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“Green as the day he was born” Hie…

“Green as the day he was born” Hierodula venosa (red armed mantis) L4 nymph. #hierodulavenosa #hierodula #redarmedmantis #hierodulagolden #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch
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Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) pre-sub f…

Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) pre-sub female nymph in sunset orange. #phyllocraniaparadoxa #deadleafmantis #ghostmantis #ghost #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #entomology #nature #insect #animals #wildlife #alien #MantisMonarch
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“I’m in love with a Deroplatys&rdq…

“I’m in love with a Deroplatys” Deroplatys truncata (dead leaf mantis) L3 nymph. I have fallen in love with them already. Check out that shield and camo, not to mention their sweet disposition.
#deroplatys #deroplatystruncata #deadleafmantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch @tpain
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“He really sticks out” Popa spurca…

“He really sticks out” Popa spurca (African twig mantis) L4 nymph trying not to get noticed. #popaspurca #africantwigmantis #stickmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #invert #insects_of_our_world #bugs #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #sticc #popa #camouflage
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“More alike than different” Sphodr…

“More alike than different” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) adult female. #sphrodromantisgastrica #sphrodromantis #africanmantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #insects #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch #inspiration #goodvibes
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