Category: prayingmantis

“Looking Pretty on a Monday” Sphod…

“Looking Pretty on a Monday” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) are growing up quick. L7 showcased. The patterns on the raptors are to die for. #sphodromantisgastrica #sphodromantis #africanmantis #commongreenmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea insects #arthropod #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #camo #pattern

“Back Bling” Stagmomantis carolina…

“Back Bling” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina mantis) adult couple. #stagmomantiscarolina
#carolinamantis #carolina #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dragon #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #mating #breeding

“He went thataway” Pseudocreobotra…

“He went thataway” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) sub-adult female.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #number9mantis #targetmantis #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #arthropod #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #nymph #photography #MantisMonarch

“Hey Can I Tell You A Secret?” Hym…

“Hey Can I Tell You A Secret?”
Hymenopus coronatus (orchid mantis) female nymph. #hymenopuscoronatus #orchidmantis #walkingflowermantis #orchid #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #entomology #nature #animals #arthropod #invertebrates #insects #exoticpet #pet #alien #photography #mantismonarch #flashback #throwback #tbt

“Same Same” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina ma…

“Same Same” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina mantis) adult females. Someone once asked me what is the difference between the gray and the green mantis, to which I replied, “the color.” #stagmomantiscarolina
#carolinamantis #carolina #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dragon #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #moresamethandifferent #equality

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower manti…

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) female “Blue” molted to adult. She’ll be sent out to mate with a handsome pink male.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #number9mantis #targetmantis #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #critters #arthropod #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dragon #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #nymph #macro #photography #MantisMonarch #blue #matchmaker #arrangedmarriage

“Strawberry Eyes” Sphodromantis ga…

“Strawberry Eyes” Sphodromantis gastrica (African mantis) L4 nymph showing color this molt. Looks like I’ll have both morphs in the batch.
#sphodromantisgastrica #sphodromantis #africanmantis #commongreenmantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #nature #wildlife #animals #insects #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch

“Sweet Carolina” Stagmomantis caro…

“Sweet Carolina” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina mantis) pre-sub female in gray color morph. #stagmomantiscarolina
#carolinamantis #carolina #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dragon #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #sweetcaroline #neildiamond

“Jurassic Park’s New Exhibit&rdquo…

“Jurassic Park’s New Exhibit” Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (spiny flower mantis) this adult female is always agitated.
#pseudocreobotrawahlbergii #spinyflowermantis #number9mantis #targetmantis #prayingmantis #mantis #mantodea #insects #animals #wildlife #nature #entomology #alien #dragon #dinosaur #exoticpets #unusualpets #photography #MantisMonarch #jurassicpark

“NSFW” Stagmomantis carolina (Caro…

“NSFW” Stagmomantis carolina (Carolina mantis) female nymph. #stagmomantiscarolina #carolinamantis #prayingmantis #mantodea #insect #animals #nature #wildlife #entomology #alien #photography #MantisMonarch #sexy