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New praying mantis species discovered

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 03:37 PM

Nineteen new species of a tree-living praying mantis family have been discovered, tripling the group’s diversity at a stroke.

The bark mantises (Liturgusa Saussure) from Central and South America were found in tropical forests and among specimens kept in museums.

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 03:43 PM

It's so cute!!

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 10:25 PM

i love praying mantises and that one pictured is so cool.  Never seen anything like it.





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