Paraoxypilus sp 1Common name: Praying Mantis

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Remarks: It is likely that the praying mantis pictured is a male. It is usually only the males in this genus that are fully winged. It is possible that the insect pictured in Paraoxypilus sp 2 is the female of the same species as this.

References: http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_mantids/index.html

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