Home Unidentified Insects Praying mantises (Mantodea)


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Unidentified at suppressed - 18 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 18 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 18 Apr 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 18 Apr 2023
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Identification history

Unidentified 20 Apr 2023 TimL

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The mantis was quite active once disturbed by the camera, as seen in the first image. The second image shows some detail of the head with what appears to be a parasite attached to the insect's right eye adjacent to the pseudopupil. The third and fourth images show the mantis as originally sighted, with potential prey (a second mantis) seen in the final image, just out of range. Additional close-up detail of the mantis is provided in following sighting 4483728 to help with identification.

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Apr 2023 03:26 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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