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Bordered Mantis (Stagmomantis limbata) Davis Mountains SP.jpg
Bordered Mantis (Stagmomantis limbata: Mantidae) on the side of a building. This species ranges from 5.1-7.6 cm (2.0-3.0 in) long.
Habitat
Davis Mountains, juniper/oak woodlands interspersed with montane grasslands and desert scrub at 1,528 m (5,013 ft) elevation.
Location
Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
September 2021
Scientific name
Stagmomantis limbata
Equipment used
Canon
marvelous photo of this elegant mantis, Stanley, captured in a typical pose, a real beauty, many tfs!!
 
Supporter
An excellent shot of this strange, but beautiful and delicately built insect. It seems amazing that it can cling to a vertical surface, but then it's had practice ;). Great work Stanley.
 

Media information

Category
Invertebrates
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
62
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/400 second(s)
ISO
1600
Filename
Bordered Mantis (Stagmomantis limbata) Davis Mountains SP.jpg
File size
637.7 KB
Date taken
Wed, 15 September 2021 9:38 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 863px

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