Eight-spot Mantis

Mantis octospilota

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Mantis octospilota, common name eight-spotted mantis or blackbarred mantis, is a species of praying mantis found in Australia. As their common name suggests, they are primarily identified by the eight black spots along the dorsal surface of their abdomen.

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