Australian Stick Mantis

Archimantis latistyla

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Archimantis latistyla, commonly known as the large brown mantis (also known as the Bunny Mantis or Australian ghost hopper Mantis ) is a species of mantid native to Australia. The large brown mantis has two subspecies, a widespread subspecies and the stick mantis ghost from Bundabergs Turtle Sands. The stick mantis ghosts are not as aggressive as the widespread species but have a defense display used to make the mantis appear larger by flinging its front...

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