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Subject: Praying Mantis
Location: INDIA
April 12, 2015 2:10 am
I found this praying mantis on January near our garden.. can you identify the species for me.
Signature: SAIF

Possibly Indian Bark Mantis

Possibly Indian Bark Mantis

Dear SAIF,
We discovered an image of the face of an Indian Bark Mantis,
Humbertiella ceylonica, on Project Noah, and we believe it looks very similar to your Mantis.  This image on DeviantArt and this image on DeviantArt both support that identification.  Images on BugzUK also look similar.  We are confident that your individual is a female based on her shorter wings. 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: India

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