Hestiasula sp.. The Boxer Mantis is named...
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Image #cld08020415
SpeciesHestiasula sp.
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThe Boxer Mantis is named for the enlarged shield-like femora of the front legs which resemble boxing gloves. This tiny predator is superbly camouflaged and waits in ambush for insect prey. 
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