The Alien Head Mantis by Liza Rock
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The Alien Head Mantis

July 12, 2018

An Idolomorpha lateralis nymph from Africa, also known as the the Alien Head mantis for good reason.
*** I had to re-upload this image because I deleted it by accident. It was a previous Editors Choice and Photo of the Day on June 14, 2018. ***

Sony A7rii
90mm · f/14 · 1/40s · ISO 100
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Thank you so much 😃

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Just perfect!

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Thank you so much!!!

Robert Molan's picture

Lovely image, just not convinced by the crop ratio. I love your images. Inspired and inspiring. Thank you.

Jason Boren's picture

Very nice! Almost looks like the mantis is covered in copper.

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Magical!!!! 👏