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The "Transformer" of the Natural World: The Devil's Flower Mantis!

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Devil& Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) - Beautiful Macro Insect Photo: Devils Flower, Igor Siwanowicz, Flower Mantis, Praying Mantis, Devil S Flower

Idolomantis diabolica aka Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis | The Dancing Rest http://thedancingrest.com/2015/03/11/idolomantis-diabolica-aka-devils-flower-mantis-or-giant-devils-flower-mantis/

Idolomantis diabolica aka Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis

Idolomantis diabolica aka Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis, one of the largest species of praying mantis. Photo: Igor Siwanowic

Idolomantis diabolica aka Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis, one of the largest species of praying mantis. Photo: Igor Siwanowic

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Idolomantis diabolica aka Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis

Photo Idolomantis diabolica l2 by sauce7  on 500px

Idolomantis diabolica, commonly known as the devil's flower mantis or giant devil's flower mantis, by on

fyeahmantodea: Idolomantis diabolica colouration.

Showcasing cool macro photography of insects close up by photographer Igor Siwanowicz. Igor is an expert in macro photograph and talented nature photographer based.

Idolomantis diabolica, commonly known as the Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis, is one of the largest species of praying mantis, if not the largest that mimic flowers. It is the only species classified under the genus Idolomantis.

Photographer Igor Siwanowicz Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis, one of the largest species of praying mantis. It is native to East Africa.

Hmm, think this may have been the inspiration for H.R. Giger's creature in the "Alien" films.

Devils Flower Mantis (Idolomantis Diabolica) The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the King of all mantids" for the obvious reason: its beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers.

Idolomantis Diabolica Revving Up For Takeoff  By: Scott Cromwell   Equipment: Canon EOS 7D

Idolomantis Diabolica or devil's flower mantis, a truly fascinating type of praying mantis.

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