Mantodea - Paul Bertner

Mantodea


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Bark mantis portrait (Theopompus servillei)

Bark mantis portrait (Theopompus servillei)

Bark mantids generally have flattened bodies and mottled colouration which when pressed against a tree trunk or branch allows them to hide their shadow, and effectively camouflage within their microenvironment. Photographed in Cat Tien national park, Vietnam. Paul Bertner 2014.

camouflagemantispraying mantidmantodeaCat Tien national park

From Vietnam