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Moss Mantis, Newly Discovered Species by Oscar Blanco

) Video Footage of Rediscovered Moss Mantis Species Known only from a single text dating back to this species of moss-mimicking mantis has been rediscovered living in the jungles of Costa Rica. Experts believe it is Pogonogaster tristani.

Phasmatodea

“Close-up shot of the Mossy mimic walkingstick's crazy face.

Phryganistria tamdaoensis: Walking Stick

Meet An Artistic Fish And The 'Chicken From Hell': The 10 Coolest New Species Of The Year

Ghost mantis  		      The Ghost mantis, also know as Phyllocrania paradoxa, is a species that has a beautiful leaf-like body. It’s color is usually dark brown, but can also be sand, light brown or even green. The natural habitat of the Ghost mantis is Madagascar and Africa.  To learn more about keeping this mantis as a pet

Ghost Mantis aka Phyllocrania paradoxa, a species that has a beautiful leaf-like body, usually dark brown, but can also be sand, light brown or even green. The natural habitat of the Ghost Mantis is Madagascar and Africa

Wauw!

And were looking for alien life on distant planets! Spiny Flower Mantis (Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii) perhaps? So damn cool!

The flight of insects is not easy. A very large energy is spent in beating of wings. But these animals are so fantastic that they can make only some parts of the body are heated to save energy is so important for life! biology with Prof. Jubilut www.biologiatotal.com.br

The flight of insects is not easy. A very large energy is spent in beating of wings. But these animals are so fantastic that they can make only some parts of the body are heated to save energy is so important for life! Wow finally, one that's Flying.

Umbonia crassicornis

Treehopper ~ this species can visually blend with the thorns on a plant stem and be undetected by predators.

The orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. This insect hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it. Pretty though it may be, the main function for this mantis's looks is to lure in prey. Photo: Roger Meerts/Shutterstock

9 of the most absurd-looking mantis species

The Malaysian orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. It hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it.

Newly discovered praying mantis hunts like a tiger | The Verge

Newly discovered praying mantis hunts like a tiger

'Vicious' New Praying Mantis Discovered in Rwanda: The female wingless "bush tiger mantis" (Dystacta tigrifrutex) from Nyungwe National Park in southwestern Rwanda.

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