Namibian Mantis
Location: Central Namibia
November 25, 2011 1:53 pm
Hi Daniel, I think this is the last unknown from our 2011 trip to Namibia. It was on the steps of our bungalow at Durstenbruck Guest Farm near Windhoek.
Signature: Roger Pinkney

Wide Armed Mantis

Hi Roger,
We are posting your photo before we attempt any identification.  Many Mantids have developed excellent means of camouflage and this species is no exception.  The wings and forelegs truly resemble dried leaves.

Location: Africa

2 Responses to Wide Armed Mantis from Namibia

  1. Tenodera says:

    Looks like an adult female Cilnia humeralis, the wide-armed mantis.

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