Conehead Mantis

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Conehead Mantis

Conehead Mantis



Scientific Name: Empusa Pennata 
Length : up to 4 inch
Commonly Found: Europe , Turkey

Empusa Pennata facts

The Empusa Pennata is a species of "praying mantisin the genus Empusa. This species of mantis, although similar in size to the more common European Praying mantis, is easily distinguished by the protrusion from its crown. Like most mantids , the empusa pennata stalk their prey and pounce on it, grasping in with their reptorial forelegs. Only living prey is selected and it is eaten immediately

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