Orchid Mantis

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Orchid Mantis


Orchid Mantis

Orchid Mantis


Scientific Name: Hymenopus Coronatus
Length: 0.9-3.1 inch
Commonly Found:
Southeast Asia


Orchid Mantis facts

Orchid Mantis also known as  the Walking Flower Mantis , the Orchid mantis Masquerades as an orchid flower to attract prey. It is characterized by brilliant, vibrant coloring and a structure finely dapted for camouflag  mimicking parts of the orchid flower. The flour walking legs resemble orchid petals while the toothed front pair being used as for grasping prey. The species in carnivorous, mainly catching other insects.

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