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What

Mantises Order Mantodea

Observer

milagrosyepez

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

It is an insect medium size approximately 4 to 6 cm, with a chest and a long thin antenna. It has two large compound eyes and three simple eyes between them. The head can rotate up to 180 degrees. Its front legs, which keeps collected at the head, are provided with spines to hold their prey.
You can be green or brown with different shades. The color of the adult is determined by the environment in which they inhabit during their final molt (yellow, if it is dry, straw or green if fresh grass).