Examples of Mantodea. A. Choeradodis showing leaf mimicry with its leaf-like forewings and wide green thorax. B. Head of mantid showing compound eyes and labrum. C. Mantid feeding on a cricket. D. Malaysian orchid mantid camouflaged pink or yellow, matching the coloration of local orchids. E. Sexual cannibalism in Mantis religiosa. F. Stagmomantis carolina laying ootheca.

Mantis images with corresponding letters

Courtesy of Chris T. McAllister