Hymenopus coronatus. The Orchid Mantis is an...
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Image #cld08050948
SpeciesHymenopus coronatus
LocalityWest Java, Indonesia
DescriptionThe Orchid Mantis is an ambush predator. Utilizing its superb camouflage it waits for unsuspecting insect prey to come withing striking distance. Pictured here is a juvenile specimen. 
Keywordscamouflage | dictyoptera | flower | hymenopodidae | insect | juvenile | mantid | mantidae | mantis | mantodea | mimic | mimicry | nymph | orchid | praying | predator | young


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