Friday, March 9, 2012

The Purple-winged Mantis (Tenodera australasiae)


This photo were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This is the purple-winged mantis (Tenodera australasiae). It has narrow and long body. It has purple wing, brown body and green eyes. It is from the family of Mantidae under genus of Tenodera. The size is about 90mm long.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Mantodea - Mantids
Family : Mantidae
Genus : Tenodera
Species :  T. australasiae - Tenodera australasiae

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenodera_australasiae


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