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Devils Flower Mantis

Idolomantis diabolica (Devil’s Flower Mantis) (3rd instar)
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High Res’ image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewmitchell_unseenuniverse/14996033640/
Flower Mantises are those species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. Most species of flower mantis are in the family Hymenopodidae. Their behaviour varies, but typically involves climbing a plant until they reach a suitable flower, and then staying still until a prey insect comes within range
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