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Unread post by mapleleaf » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:12 am

I saw an insect at Punda Maria which appeared to be a mantis [reading glasses on] that was not likely more than 1/2 inch [1.2 cm] long. Any ideas?

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Re: Mantids

Unread post by JenB » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:21 am

Hi mapleleaf,

Welcome to the forum! :D

You don't possibly have a pic or can you describe what it looked like? Hopefully someone with more knowledge will come by. 8)
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