Category: nature

“Can you spot her ooth?” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina mantis) adult female lays ootheca in her new foliage. #stagmomantiscarolina #carolinamantis #carolina #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #invert #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #smol #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #plants #artificialflowers #ootheca

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“Singing the blues” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) sub-adult female nymph, Decuma, looking very blue today.

“This flower looks like a mantis” Hymenopus coronatus (orchid mantis) L2 nymph melting my heart.

#hymenopuscoronatus #orchidmantis #orchid #walkingflowermantis #mantodea #mantis #prayingmantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #invert #wildlife #nature #animals #science #entomology #biology #alien #exotic #pets #photography #mantismonarch #beauty #cutenessoverload #camoflauge

“Sup” Idolomantis diabolica (devil’s flower mantis) L4 nymph showing off its good side.

#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

Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) adult female in red morph, Scarlette, having her portrait done.

Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) adult female in gold morph getting her portrait taken.

Phyllocrania paradoxa (ghost mantis) adult female in green morph getting her portrait done.

“Spooked” Sphodromantis gastrica (African Mantis) adult female got scared after I told her it was Friday the 13th.

“♀&♂” Popa spurca (African twig mantis) L4 nymphs. Checking out the differences of the sexes at this young age.
#popaspurca #africantwigmantis #stickmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #mantis #gottesanbeterin #mantiden #mante #insects #insekten #insectos #insekten #arthropoda #nature #wildlife #animals #insect #invert #critters #science #entomology #exotic #pets #aliens #photography #mantismonarch #sticc #popa #camouflage
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Popa spurca (African twig mantis) L4 nymphs. Checking out the differences of the sexes at this young age.