Although unrelated to true praying...
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Image #cld1907200
LocalitySabah, Malaysia
DescriptionAlthough unrelated to true praying mantises, the Mantispids (or Mantis Flies) utilize a similar adaptation of their forelegs to capture prey. This species mimics a wasp to deter predators. 
Keywordsborneo | fauna | fly | insect | mantid | mantis | mantispidae | mimicry | neuroptera


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