Mantids

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.

Mantids

Courtesy of Chris T. McAllister

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