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Mexican Unicorn
Mexican Unicorn Mantis (Phyllovates chlorophaea: Mantidae) 7.0-8.0 cm (2.8-3.1 in) long.
Habitat
Converted Rio Grande floodplain into agricultural fields with patches of native vegetation at ca. 20 m (66 ft) elevation.
Location
Along Rio Rico Road, Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
November 2016
Scientific name
Phyllovates chlorophaea
Equipment used
Canon
Supporter
Holy cow! What an amazing looking insect and a fabulous illustration Stanley!
 
Staff member
Opus Editor
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They really have wonderful faces, and great poses too!!!

You've a super picture of this mantis Stanley - many thanks for showing him to us my friend.
 
my goodness!!! marvelous closeup of this most amazing insect, Stanley, top notch, many tfs!!!
 
Opus Editor
Supporter
Which horror movie was this again? Great shot of this Mantis!

Niels
 

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Invertebrates
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