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-f j fairly uniform overall coloration darker • wingtips large, forward-pointing eye leaf like expansions on legs bright eye-spots with V

black margins large, forward-pointing eye leaf like expansions on legs bright eye-spots with V

A h) menoi'iis coronatus usually has camouflage coloring that mimics the flowers on which they live.

I heir color varies depending on the surroundings in which a nymph develops - red, for example, if a nymph spends its early life on a red bloom.

< psel idocrebotra SPKCIKS have vividly colored markings on their wings. These can be flashed as a warning when any potential predators threaten.

alternate long and short spinet on front tibia narrow forewings

brown amouflage coloration pronotum expanded at sides

wings resemble dead leaves hindwings broader than forewings large darker atea on hindwings la tve eyes provide acute sight

>Cll()i:RAl)OI)is s1AI.iI and other large species in this genus are capable of preying on vertebrates such as salamanders and frogs.

camouflage coloration green with brown tinge.

s ides o f pronotum greatly expanded

lea/like veins on forewings

0rder MANTODKA

Family MANTIDAK

No. of species j

brown amouflage coloration la tve eyes provide acute sight

>Cll()i:RAl)OI)is s1AI.iI and other large species in this genus are capable of preying on vertebrates such as salamanders and frogs.

alternate long and short spinet on front tibia narrow forewings lea/like veins on forewings pronotum expanded at sides wings resemble dead leaves hindwings broader than forewings

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