Young mantids in their first...
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Image #cld04071202
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionYoung mantids in their first or second instar are easy prey for other insects. This unidentified species mimics a distasteful black ant, but will lose this coloration as it matures. 
Keywordsant | borneo | dictyoptera | fauna | immature | insect | juvenile | mantid | mantidae | mantis | mimic | mimicry | praying


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