Orchid Mantis

A beautiful orchid, isn’t it? But it is an insect, commonly called as Orchid mantis. It is known by various common names including walking flower mantis and orchid mantis. It is one of several species known as flower mantises from their resemblance and behaviour. This one, Hymenopus coronatus, can be found in the rain forests of Southeast Asia.

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Orchid Mantis

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Written by Josin Tharian

Assistant Professor of Zoology by profession.

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