Sunday, October 3, 2010

New Found - Mantis [Metallyticus splendidus]

new found and confirm the mantis
Metallyticus sp

http://tolweb.org/Metallyticus/12500

it had been long, I stop macro and found a new bug from my collection list ...

saw this funny bug (look like mantis, cricket ....)on a tree trunk (found 2 of them), they move real fast but not really fly and jump ... so still checking what's the ID of it


... mantis ? cricket ? ...

a mantis look for sure
... mantis ? cricket ? ...

... mantis ? cricket ? ...

the tail ...

... mantis ? cricket ? ...

5 comments:

tK said...

I still think its a cricket =D

Emran Mohd Tamil said...

damn nice mantis.. initial look more like a cricket but with a mantis claw.. seem it lost one of its leg..

2121studio said...

great finding Liew... LUARBIASA...

rwsphoto said...

excellent finding

liewwk said...

thanks TK, Emran, Ali & rwsphoto

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