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  Orchid Mantis

 

Thailand

This adult Orchid Mantis, which is known by the scientific names Hymenopus coronatus and Hymenopus bicornis, is a species of flower mantis.

 

In their immature stage, Orchid Mantises have some additional purple colouring, resembling certain orchids, such as the Cheetah or Lai Rung (fig.).

 

  Orchid Mantis