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 Mantis, (Metallyticus splendidus), Sumatra
Species list from Ehrmann (2002).
Containing group: Mantodea

Other Names for Metallyticus


Ehrmann, R. 2002. Mantodea: Gottesanbeterinnen der Welt. Natur und Tier, Münster.

Preston-Mafham, K. 1990. Grasshoppers and Mantids of the World. Blandford, London. 192 pp.

Salazar, J. 2005. Notes on Metallyticus Westwood, 1837; Chaeteessa Burmeister, 1838 and Mantoida Newman, 1838. Three primitive tropical Mantodea (Dictyoptera: Mantodea). Lambillionea 105(2):265-276.

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Scientific Name Metallyticus sp
Location Originally from Malaysia
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Identified By B. DeGroof
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage Adult
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Mantis, (Metallyticus splendidus), Sumatra
Scientific Name Metallyticus splendidus
Location From specimen in U of Oxford; origin Sumatra
Comments As a student browsing through the collections, I was struck by the beauty of this species and tried to paint it as it might look in life.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Life Cycle Stage Adult
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